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Planning in high school? Black Business Initiative partners with Dalhousie

Planning in high school? Black Business Initiative partners with Dalhousie

Last Friday, May 18th, the Dalhousie School of Planning was thrilled to offer a workshop for African Nova Scotian high...

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:...

What Valérie Plante’s election means for planning in Montréal

What Valérie Plante’s election means for planning in Montréal

Montréal is decidedly a different place after electing its first ever female mayor, Valérie Plante, on November 5th. Plante will take office...

Tackling affordable rental housing in studio

Tackling affordable rental housing in studio

It’s fall, which means that my fourth year undergraduate planning studio at Dalhousie University’s School of Planning is working on...

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...

Halifax Transit developing new plan and real-time data

Halifax Transit developing new plan and real-time data

  Halifax Regional Municipality launched public consultation for its new Integrated Mobility Plan this year, with the last public meetings...

PLANifax

PLANifax

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

TTC to reverse service cuts on 33 routes in the GTA

TTC to reverse service cuts on 33 routes in the GTA

Reversing former mayor Rob Ford’s decision to slash the municipal budget by decreasing transit service, Mayor John Tory and TTC...

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...

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