Articles by Cherise Burda

About Cherise Burda

Cherise Burda is Ontario regional director at the Pembina Institute directing research and implementation strategies for transportation and renewable energy solutions, including policy initiatives for urban form. Cherise’s 17-year career as a policy specialist and senior manager includes past experience as a program director with the David Suzuki Foundation and a senior researcher with the Polis Institute at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. Follow Cherise on Twitter @CheriseBurda.

How much does a new home cost when you factor in commuting costs?

Last year, the Pembina Institute and the Royal Bank of Canada surveyed residents of the Greater Toronto Area and found that 81 per cent would prefer to live in a location-efficient neighbourhood that is walkable, transit-accessible, mixed-use and closer to work, even...
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