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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...

Using Planning Canada in your course? Fill in the survey!

Using Planning Canada in your course? Fill in the survey!

It’s end of term for those of us on semesters, and that means it’s evaluation time. Did you use Planning Canada:...

Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment

Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment

I’ll be live blogging from the Over the Line symposium today, a one-day symposium on race, place, and the environment...

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...

Reflections on the life of John Friedmann

Reflections on the life of John Friedmann

Internationally-renowned planning theorist John Friedmann passed away on June 12, 2017 in Vancouver. At 91, John was an honorary professor at...

PLANifax

PLANifax

As most of you know, I’ve just started a new position at the Dalhousie University School of Planning. I’ve often...

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!

Let us know you’re coming on Eventbrite!  

Vancouver book launch

Vancouver book launch

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...

Tax-averse? Not so much

Tax-averse? Not so much

Public participation in planning processes is required by law, but it can be time-consuming, difficult and expensive. This year the...

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