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Experiencing racism in daily life

In light of the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, peaceful actions, more violent ones, and vigils have rocked...

Check out our webinar on barriers to LGBT housing for seniors!

As part of Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan’s SSHRC-funded study, Housing Neeeds of Older LGBT Canadians, we were pleased to present a...

Help us evaluate your city’s rental housing approach!

As part of our SSHRC-funded project, Rental housing in Canadian municipalities: Barriers and solutions to implementation, we’re running our second...

Implementing affordable housing: a practical guide

Communities across the country are experiencing affordability challenges, seen in high rents, low vacancy rates, and loss of affordable renting...

Housing vulnerability during the pandemic: Part II

On April 10th, I wrote a post about housing vulnerability during the pandemic, including interim programs and policies to support...

Leadership in a crisis

MacEachen Institute is doing a live webinar tonight on Leadership in a Crisis, as part of its new COVID-19 series....

Housing vulnerability during the pandemic

Nothing illustrates entrenched values and inequity like a pandemic. Not only are some communities not receiving desperately needed COVID-19 tests,...

Canadian manufacturers mobilize against COVID-19

Like many of you out there, I have been devastated to read the daily news over the past two weeks....

How is the pandemic changing your work?

Today, I was chatting with a friend about how the pandemic had caused him to question a number of things,...

Planning in the pandemic: Part 2

Yesterday I took a look at the ways travel, social services, civil liberties, and supports for workers are changing in...

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