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Housing

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...

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...

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...

Using videos in planning education

Using videos in planning education

Planning education reaches far beyond the classroom. As practicing planners, we need to make sure that residents, business leaders, and...

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Today I attended a webinar on non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing through the Planning Institute of British Columbia. Given...

National Housing Strategy released

National Housing Strategy released

The Liberal government celebrated National Housing Day yesterday with an announcement that the new National Housing Strategy would dedicate $40 billion to...

Housing and Homelessness Partnership: 2017 Housing Symposium

Housing and Homelessness Partnership: 2017 Housing Symposium

Today I’ll be live blogging from this year’s Housing Symposium, organized by the Housing and Homelessness Partnership. Sponsors for the...

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...

Mulgrave Park studio: The final product

Mulgrave Park studio: The final product

Public housing developments across Canada have been targeted for redevelopment for a complex set of reasons: designed in the 1950s...

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...

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