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Toronto’s chief planner steps down

Toronto’s chief planner steps down

It’s a bad week for chief planners. Following last Tuesday’s news that Halifax chief planner Bob Bjerke lost his job,...

Halifax loses its chief planner

Halifax loses its chief planner

Bob Bjerke will no longer be in the position of chief planner at the Halifax Regional Municipality, according to the...

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach is a CIP award winner!

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach is a CIP award winner!

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) gives annual Awards for Excellence in 13 categories, including urban design, Aboriginal community planning and...

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

On March 22, the federal budget was announced, including $2.2 billion over the next 11 years to cities for transit...

Mulgrave Park to get $5 million in upgrades

Mulgrave Park to get $5 million in upgrades

In experiential learning, students work on a real-world project, building the skills they will need after graduation and contributing their...

Dalhousie students host SHIFT conference March 3-4

Dalhousie students host SHIFT conference March 3-4

I’m pleased to announce this year’s planning conference organized by the Dalhousie School of Planning students. Their theme this year...

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Many cities offer free or discounted transit passes for the low-income population, which can include seniors and students. Vancouver’s TransLink...

Halifax Transit developing new plan and real-time data

Halifax Transit developing new plan and real-time data

  Halifax Regional Municipality launched public consultation for its new Integrated Mobility Plan this year, with the last public meetings...

Mulgrave Park studio

Mulgrave Park studio

At the Dalhousie School of Planning, students in our Bachelor of Community Design have two chances to work on a...

Updates on the National Housing Strategy

Updates on the National Housing Strategy

As most of you know, Canadians will soon have a National Housing Strategy. At this point, the federal government in...

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