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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...

Metro Vancouver’s active transportation trends

Metro Vancouver’s active transportation trends

The results of a two-year partnership, My Health My Community, give us a lot of insight into Metro Vancouver’s active...

New insights into immigrant employment trajectories

New insights into immigrant employment trajectories

There have been a few interesting articles lately discussing immigrants’ employment success in Canada. Last week, The Globe and Mail...

Vancouver riot: hooliganism at its finest

Vancouver riot: hooliganism at its finest

Two weeks have passed since the Vancouver Canucks’ Game 7 Stanley Cup loss to the Boston Bruins and the ensuing...

Vancouver: a hookup nightmare?

Vancouver: a hookup nightmare?

Vancouver has a lot of things going for it: beautiful scenery, coffee shops on every corner, and some fantastic local...

Filipinos: a growing presence in Canadian cities

Filipinos: a growing presence in Canadian cities

Filipino immigrants are a rapidly growing group in many Canadian cities: there are almost half a million Filipinos in the...

Segregated or integrated? American and Canadian ethnic populations

Segregated or integrated? American and Canadian ethnic populations

A couple of years ago, when I attended the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning annual conference in Chicago, I...

Toronto’s “class divide”

Toronto’s “class divide”

Many researchers in Toronto have become experts at mapping the city’s spatial, cultural, ethnic, and political trends. A few years...

Sheng and Shanghai

Sheng and Shanghai

Sheng Zhong recently defended her PhD dissertation at UBC School of Community and Regional Planning.  Last year at the Association...

Save Transit City

Save Transit City

I’m getting pretty tired of writing about great policies and projects that we’ve proposed in Canada, only to have to...

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