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Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Planning transportation and land use at a regional level is something that very few urban areas have done well. It’s...

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

“Canada’s housing challenges are too big and too complex for any single order of government to solve on its own....

Year end wrap-up

Year end wrap-up

In the Urban Planning group at the University of Amsterdam (UVA in Dutch), it’s become a tradition to end the school...

Public approval of density

Public approval of density

My generation, which represents one-quarter of Ontario’s population and 70% of inner Toronto’s population growth since 2006, is finally making...

The paradox of affordability

The paradox of affordability

The researchers at the Center for Neighbourhood Technology and the Center for Housing Policy have recently added to their impressive...

Generational shift: the impact of women on housing

Generational shift: the impact of women on housing

Ever wondered about women’s role in housing trends in Canadian cities? Check out The rise of women’s role in society: Impacts...

“Don’t drink the housing market Kool-Aid”

“Don’t drink the housing market Kool-Aid”

Canada’s housing boom was recently hailed as one of the longest in the Western world. But as 2011 drew to...

Housing innovations: the past is the future

Housing innovations: the past is the future

The home building industry may not have recovered in the US, but apartment construction is making a comeback. Within a...

Treading a new path: Indigenous planning at SCARP

Treading a new path: Indigenous planning at SCARP

The multitude of planning concerns faced by Aboriginal communities across Canada hit national headlines a few weeks ago when Attawapiskat,...

Want immigrants to integrate? Give them better transit and affordable housing

Want immigrants to integrate? Give them better transit and affordable housing

Talk about timing. A few weeks ago, in time for provincial elections in Ontario, Manitoba, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador,...

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