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Rental housing in Canadian cities: policies and innovation

Rental housing in Canadian cities: policies and innovation

Canadian municipalities have a vested interest in rental housing, and some have been very innovative in their policies, programs, and...

Bob Rae and MacEachen Institute

Bob Rae and MacEachen Institute

The Honourable Bob Rae was in town this week to spend a day at the MacEachen Institute of Public Policy...

In case you missed it…watch our panel on housing for an aging population

In case you missed it…watch our panel on housing for an aging population

You can catch the video from our “Policy Matters” speaker series here. This panel featured Elizabeth Haggart (Nova Scotia Department...

MacEachen Institute “Policy Matters” speaker series

MacEachen Institute “Policy Matters” speaker series

As a Founding Fellow in the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance, I’m pleased to announce our fall speaker...

Working towards policy innovation in Nova Scotia

Working towards policy innovation in Nova Scotia

I’m pleased to announce that I have just been appointed a Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and...

Planning in high school? Black Business Initiative partners with Dalhousie

Planning in high school? Black Business Initiative partners with Dalhousie

Last Friday, May 18th, the Dalhousie School of Planning was thrilled to offer a workshop for African Nova Scotian high...

An Independent Review of Halifax’s CentrePlan: Jennifer Keesmaat

An Independent Review of Halifax’s CentrePlan: Jennifer Keesmaat

Jennifer Keesmaat, former director of planning for the City of Toronto, has conducted an independent review of the proposed Halifax...

Corridor planning with equity considerations

Corridor planning with equity considerations

Yesterday Vancouver City Council approved the third phase of the Cambie Corridor plan, which will guide future growth along the...

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Most Canadian cities have been looking for affordable housing alternatives for several decades. Since purpose-built rental housing became so difficult to...

Should your transit agency partner with Uber?

Should your transit agency partner with Uber?

Municipal authorities are not exactly known for being innovative in public transit provision. That’s what makes Innisfil, Ontario “revolutionary”, according...

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