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  • Cycling routes in Ontario get financial bump
    The most dangerous cities to cycle in Canada

    Bike Score is calculated by taking into account factors such as cycling infrastructure (separated bike lanes and bike paths and painted bike lanes), topography (hilliness), and road connectivity. The country’s …

    Cycling routes in Ontario get financial bump

    Bike Score is calculated by taking into account factors such as cycling infrastructure (separated bike lanes and bike paths and painted bike lanes), topography (hilliness), and road connectivity. The country’s least bike-friendly cities appear to be St. John’s, Moncton, Charlottetown, Montreal, Ottawa, and Edmonton.

  • City of Dieppe offers $300K to best community project pitches
    City of Dieppe offers $300K to best community project pitches

    Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre says with $300,000 earmarked for community projects, he is hoping residents will pitch some great ideas over the next few days to improve the city. "We want our residents to …

    City of Dieppe offers $300K to best community project pitches

    Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre says with $300,000 earmarked for community projects, he is hoping residents will pitch some great ideas over the next few days to improve the city. "We want our residents to get involved in the municipality's decision-making process, to propose ideas that we may not have thought of," he said …

  • Most Expensive Cities for Food, and How to Eat Cheaper in Them

    Dining on the cheap is toughest in these nine most expensive cities for food and drink.

    Dining on the cheap is toughest in these nine most expensive cities for food and drink.

  • The 7 Most Underrated American Food Cities in 2015

    You don't have to go to L.A. or NYC to get a good meal anymore — these are the top 7 cities doing really amazing things in the food scene that you probably don't know about.

    You don't have to go to L.A. or NYC to get a good meal anymore — these are the top 7 cities doing really amazing things in the food scene that you probably don't know about.

  • Walk Score Names Minneapolis the Most Bikeable City of 2015 in Latest Bike Score Ranking

    Walk Score®, a Redfin company, today released its 2015 ranking of the most bikeable U.S. cities with populations over 300,000 and announced the expansion of its Bike Score ranking to a total of 154 U. …

    Walk Score Names Minneapolis the Most Bikeable City of 2015 in Latest Bike Score Ranking

    Walk Score®, a Redfin company, today released its 2015 ranking of the most bikeable U.S. cities with populations over 300,000 and announced the expansion of its Bike Score ranking to a total of 154 U.S.

  • The 10 Best Cities for New Grads to Launch Their Careers

    Texas and California dominated the top of the list, with the Lone Star State occupying six of the top 10 states. Irving, Tex., came in first place, followed by Grand Prairie, Tex., and Austin.

    Texas and California dominated the top of the list, with the Lone Star State occupying six of the top 10 states. Irving, Tex., came in first place, followed by Grand Prairie, Tex., and Austin.

  • Best Cities for Small Business Owners

    The study found that Charlotte, N.C., was the top place to work for a small business, followed by nearby Raleigh. Oklahoma City, Okla., ranked third on the list. San Francisco ranked 23rd. A separate …

    The study found that Charlotte, N.C., was the top place to work for a small business, followed by nearby Raleigh. Oklahoma City, Okla., ranked third on the list. San Francisco ranked 23rd. A separate report this week by the National Federation of Independent Businesses found that a smaller percentage of small business …

  • The worst cities to work for a small business

    A study by WalletHub ranks some of the worst U.S. cities to work for a small business in 2015. Check them out here.

    Small business optimism drops: Survey

    A study by WalletHub ranks some of the worst U.S. cities to work for a small business in 2015. Check them out here.

  • The 16 Best Beer Cities in America

    Are these the 13 absolute best beer cities in America? Let us know in the comments!

    Are these the 13 absolute best beer cities in America? Let us know in the comments!

  • Why Washington, DC Is the Most Dangerous City in the Developed World to Be Born

    6.6 babies die per 1,000 live births in Washington, DC, making the U.S. capital the most dangerous city in the developed world to be born.

    6.6 babies die per 1,000 live births in Washington, DC, making the U.S. capital the most dangerous city in the developed world to be born.

  • The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

    Charm City has been rocked by protests this spring, but recent revitalization efforts have made it possible to navigate its character-filled neighborhoods without a car. With a score of 66.2, Baltimore …

    The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America

    Charm City has been rocked by protests this spring, but recent revitalization efforts have made it possible to navigate its character-filled neighborhoods without a car. With a score of 66.2, Baltimore is the 10th-most-walkable city, meaning some errands can be accomplished on foot. With a score of 69, Oakland is the …

  • Washington is the world's most dangerous rich city for babies: charity

    By Katy Migiro KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Washington has the highest infant mortality rate of all the world's richest capitals, according to a survey highlighting the failure of the world's …

    By Katy Migiro KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Washington has the highest infant mortality rate of all the world's richest capitals, according to a survey highlighting the failure of the world's wealthiest country to prevent high rates of child deaths among its poorest citizens. Save the Children said in a study …

  • 10 Worst Cities to Start a Business in 2015

    If you’re about to start a business, you may want to stay away from two big urban areas -- New York and Los Angeles -- and one very attractive place for young technical wizards, San Francisco.

    If you’re about to start a business, you may want to stay away from two big urban areas -- New York and Los Angeles -- and one very attractive place for young technical wizards, San Francisco.

  • 10 Best Cities to Start a Business

    Some of the best places to start a business are far from entrepreneurial hubs such as San Francisco and New York. Instead, they are located in the South, where resources for small companies are often more …

    Some of the best places to start a business are far from entrepreneurial hubs such as San Francisco and New York. Instead, they are located in the South, where resources for small companies are often more ...

  • Here are the real best things to do in New York City, according to locals

    Visiting New York City can be overwhelming. Spend an afternoon searching for treasures at the Brooklyn Flea. Sip a cocktail at Raines Law Room, one of New York's most infamous speakeasies in the Flatiron. …

    Here are the real best things to do in New York City, according to locals

    Visiting New York City can be overwhelming. Spend an afternoon searching for treasures at the Brooklyn Flea. Sip a cocktail at Raines Law Room, one of New York's most infamous speakeasies in the Flatiron. Stroll through the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, which has more than 200 cherry trees, a rose garden, and a Japanese hill-and-pond …

  • California cities still have nation's worst smog, report shows

    By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Despite years of progress, California cities have the worst smog and particulate air pollution in the nation, conditions made worse by the state's ongoing …

    By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Despite years of progress, California cities have the worst smog and particulate air pollution in the nation, conditions made worse by the state's ongoing drought, a report shows. The annual report by the American Lung Association comes as the state struggles to protect …

  • The 3 Best Cities to See by Bike This Summer

    When you think of Nashville, the first thing that probably comes to mind is music, followed by Music City’s surging food, art, and entrepreneurial DIY business scenes.

    The 3 Best Cities to See by Bike This Summer

    When you think of Nashville, the first thing that probably comes to mind is music, followed by Music City’s surging food, art, and entrepreneurial DIY business scenes.

  • State Of The Air 2015: The Top 10 Cleanest And Most Polluted U.S. Cities

    Four in 10 Americans are breathing unhealthy air. Are you? 

    Four in 10 Americans are breathing unhealthy air. Are you? 

  • Best cities to start your own business

    A study by WalletHub ranked 150 U.S. cities, looking at which are the best to start a small business.

    Best cities to start your own business

    A study by WalletHub ranked 150 U.S. cities, looking at which are the best to start a small business.

  • The Best and Worst Cities to Launch a Business

    Your backyard could be the ideal place to start a new company.

    The Best and Worst Cities to Launch a Business

    Your backyard could be the ideal place to start a new company.