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CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

In honour of National Housing Day, I’m live blogging from the National Housing Conference in Ottawa. One year after the...

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...

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...

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...

SHIFT: Streets

SHIFT: Streets

I’m live blogging today from the Dalhousie University SHIFT conference. This student-organized conference began Thursday March 1st and ends today. On...

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...

What Valérie Plante’s election means for planning in Montréal

What Valérie Plante’s election means for planning in Montréal

Montréal is decidedly a different place after electing its first ever female mayor, Valérie Plante, on November 5th. Plante will take office...

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