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Housing and Homelessness Partnership: 2017 Housing Symposium

Housing and Homelessness Partnership: 2017 Housing Symposium

Today I’ll be live blogging from this year’s Housing Symposium, organized by the Housing and Homelessness Partnership. Sponsors for the...

Video from our Over the Line Symposium

Video from our Over the Line Symposium

For those who missed the event, you can read my summary here and watch the video on social justice issues...

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...

Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Income inequality in Toronto

Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Income inequality in Toronto

I’m part of a research grant on neighbourhood changes in Canadian cities, the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, which examines the...

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...

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...

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...

Toronto’s chief planner steps down

Toronto’s chief planner steps down

It’s a bad week for chief planners. Following last Tuesday’s news that Halifax chief planner Bob Bjerke lost his job,...

What is planning?

What is planning?

It’s the beginning of the academic year for post-secondary students, and also the beginning of the application season for students...

Halifax loses its chief planner

Halifax loses its chief planner

Bob Bjerke will no longer be in the position of chief planner at the Halifax Regional Municipality, according to the...

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