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Vancouver’s social stalemate

Vancouver’s social stalemate

If anyone needs proof that Vancouver is in a class of its own (our placement on the Most Liveable Cities...

Goodbye U-Pass! (Unbelievable Prescription for Access to Sustainable Savings)

Goodbye U-Pass! (Unbelievable Prescription for Access to Sustainable Savings)

Since I finished my Ph.D. this month, today was officially my last day to use my U-Pass, and a sad...

Vancouver riot: hooliganism at its finest

Vancouver riot: hooliganism at its finest

Two weeks have passed since the Vancouver Canucks’ Game 7 Stanley Cup loss to the Boston Bruins and the ensuing...

Vancouver: a hookup nightmare?

Vancouver: a hookup nightmare?

Vancouver has a lot of things going for it: beautiful scenery, coffee shops on every corner, and some fantastic local...

Elite? or just educated?

Elite? or just educated?

Having spent some time working in the US and frequently immersed in American academic journals and conferences, I am well...

The end of suburbia?

The end of suburbia?

As many of you know, there have been some very interesting developments in American cities over the past couple of...

More on decreased car ownership

More on decreased car ownership

Decreased car ownership rates among youth and increased transit use in several US cities are certainly not widespread, but each...

Youth and young adults increasingly car-free

Youth and young adults increasingly car-free

A couple of years ago, when I presented the results of my Masters thesis on the social travel patterns of...

The politics of health care

The politics of health care

Health care is a polarizing issue; it always has been. Because it is a service that is offered privately in...

Does Canada have an Ivy League?

Does Canada have an Ivy League?

There is a lot of debate out there about whether or not there are schools in Canada equivalent to the...

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