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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...

Working towards policy innovation in Nova Scotia

Working towards policy innovation in Nova Scotia

I’m pleased to announce that I have just been appointed a Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and...

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 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...

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!  

Decreased fragmentation or increased inefficiency? Quebec moves towards coordinated land use and transportation planning

Decreased fragmentation or increased inefficiency? Quebec moves towards coordinated land use and transportation planning

If Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre have their way, Montreal’s fragmented public transit system is in...

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...

Metro Vancouver transit referendum: Vote Yes!

Metro Vancouver transit referendum: Vote Yes!

Metro Vancouver is facing a critical choice this spring. From March 16 to May 29, 2015 residents of the region...

Restore the mandatory long-form Census

Restore the mandatory long-form Census

In July 2010, the decision to scrap the long-form Census was made quickly and with very little time to mount...

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