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Oregon eliminates single-family residential zoning

Oregon eliminates single-family residential zoning

On June 30th, the Oregon Senate approved a bill that effectively eliminates single-family residential zoning, allowing duplexes, triplexes, and fourplexes...

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute of Planners

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute of Planners

I’m live blogging today from the Canadian Institute of Planners conference: centenary edition! CIP celebrates its 100th birthday today and...

Check out the latest on the rental housing study!

Check out the latest on the rental housing study!

  Which policy approaches contribute to strong rental housing protection and implementation in Canadian cities? What factors contribute to municipalities’...

Register for the CIP/CMHC webinar on affordable housing

Register for the CIP/CMHC webinar on affordable housing

The Canadian Institute of Planning and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation are holding a free webinar on affordable housing on...

“Where are you from?”: A mini-treatise

“Where are you from?”: A mini-treatise

I presented a paper at the Metropolis conference on immigration and migration in Halifax today. It was an inspiring day...

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

In honour of National Housing Day, I’m live blogging from the National Housing Conference in Ottawa. One year after the...

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...

Bob Rae and MacEachen Institute

Bob Rae and MacEachen Institute

The Honourable Bob Rae was in town this week to spend a day at the MacEachen Institute of Public Policy...

In case you missed it…watch our panel on housing for an aging population

In case you missed it…watch our panel on housing for an aging population

You can catch the video from our “Policy Matters” speaker series here. This panel featured Elizabeth Haggart (Nova Scotia Department...

Congratulations to my students, winners of the CMHC National Student Competition for Affordable Rental Housing!

Congratulations to my students, winners of the CMHC National Student Competition for Affordable Rental Housing!

I’m thrilled to announce that four of my students from the urban design/environmental planning studio have won the Canada Mortgage...

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