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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...

Teaching social justice at planning school

Teaching social justice at planning school

Social justice issues have been headline news in the past year, from the Women’s March on Washington in January 2017...

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,...

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...

Can’t wait to see you all at the Vancouver book launch next week!

Can’t wait to see you all at the Vancouver book launch next week!

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What if we looked back at planners’ predictions?

What if we looked back at planners’ predictions?

In this week’s New York Times Retro Report, Clyde Haberman explored the unrealized population explosion predicted by biologist Paul Ehrlich. Ehrlich’s...

The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan: a lesson in communication

The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan: a lesson in communication

You’ve spent several few hours of your time attending public meetings hosted by your municipality on the development of a...

Why tearing down 1.7km of the Gardiner Expressway is the cheapest option

Why tearing down 1.7km of the Gardiner Expressway is the cheapest option

Today, Toronto City Councillors received a staff report that could have major implications on a longstanding issue: what to do...

Province of Ontario proposes sweeping changes to land use planning

Province of Ontario proposes sweeping changes to land use planning

As a planner educated in British Columbia, there are number of things about Ontario’s system that make little sense to...

Vancouver’s CACs do little to supply affordable housing

Vancouver’s CACs do little to supply affordable housing

Community Amenity Contributions (CACs) are one of the contributions developers are required to make in Vancouver to support affordable housing,...

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