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An Independent Review of Halifax’s CentrePlan: Jennifer Keesmaat

An Independent Review of Halifax’s CentrePlan: Jennifer Keesmaat

Jennifer Keesmaat, former director of planning for the City of Toronto, has conducted an independent review of the proposed Halifax...

Corridor planning with equity considerations

Corridor planning with equity considerations

Yesterday Vancouver City Council approved the third phase of the Cambie Corridor plan, which will guide future growth along the...

SHIFT: Streets

SHIFT: Streets

I’m live blogging today from the Dalhousie University SHIFT conference. This student-organized conference began Thursday March 1st and ends today. On...

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...

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,...

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...

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach is a CIP award winner!

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach is a CIP award winner!

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) gives annual Awards for Excellence in 13 categories, including urban design, Aboriginal community planning and...

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...

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