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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...

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

On March 22, the federal budget was announced, including $2.2 billion over the next 11 years to cities for transit...

Mulgrave Park to get $5 million in upgrades

Mulgrave Park to get $5 million in upgrades

In experiential learning, students work on a real-world project, building the skills they will need after graduation and contributing their...

Dalhousie students host SHIFT conference March 3-4

Dalhousie students host SHIFT conference March 3-4

I’m pleased to announce this year’s planning conference organized by the Dalhousie School of Planning students. Their theme this year...

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Many cities offer free or discounted transit passes for the low-income population, which can include seniors and students. Vancouver’s TransLink...

2017 is a great year for Planning Canada!

2017 is a great year for Planning Canada!

Looking for that last-minute Christmas gift? Hoping 2017 will be a better year than 2016? Looking for some inspiration in...

Mulgrave Park studio: The final product

Mulgrave Park studio: The final product

Public housing developments across Canada have been targeted for redevelopment for a complex set of reasons: designed in the 1950s...

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...

Mulgrave Park studio

Mulgrave Park studio

At the Dalhousie School of Planning, students in our Bachelor of Community Design have two chances to work on a...

Updates on the National Housing Strategy

Updates on the National Housing Strategy

As most of you know, Canadians will soon have a National Housing Strategy. At this point, the federal government in...

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