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Investors Group post about changing housing preferences

Investors Group post about changing housing preferences

A few weeks ago, a writer named Diane Peters contacted me about a story she was writing for the More...

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing

Today I attended a webinar on non-market initiatives to increase affordable housing through the Planning Institute of British Columbia. Given...

National Housing Strategy released

National Housing Strategy released

The Liberal government celebrated National Housing Day yesterday with an announcement that the new National Housing Strategy would dedicate $40 billion to...

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...

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