Tall buildings and heat islands

Henry Aubin asks whether the proliferation of tall buildings is good for the city, since they don’t appear to attract families. As with other problems Montreal has, I’d ask: what do other cities do? No kids grow up in high rises?

Also in the Gazette today, a consideration of how climate change is affecting cities, particularly Montreal. What can cities do when the federal government ignores or denies climate change? I guess we’ll find out.