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News from the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Rooming Houses

News from the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Rooming Houses

Are neighbourhoods, cities, and regions taking a turn for the worse? Or are they relatively stable? I’m a co-investigator on...

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

A new report by David Gordon and Isaac Shirokoff at Queen’s University School of Urban and Regional Planning has found...

Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Planning transportation and land use at a regional level is something that very few urban areas have done well. It’s...

SCARP welcomes Scholar-in-Residence Susan Fainstein

SCARP welcomes Scholar-in-Residence Susan Fainstein

For the past three years, SCARP has been honoured to have high-profile planning scholars with us for one week under...

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...

High homeownership bad for Canada?

High homeownership bad for Canada?

I’ve often felt that homeownership is not the rosy American Dream that it claims to be. I find homeownership limiting,...

The end of suburbia?

The end of suburbia?

As many of you know, there have been some very interesting developments in American cities over the past couple of...

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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