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Lower drivers’ licensing rate among Alberta youth

Lower drivers’ licensing rate among Alberta youth

A couple of months ago, I reported that vehicle licensing rates among youth and young adults in British Columbia had...

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

Most population growth in Canadian suburbs

A new report by David Gordon and Isaac Shirokoff at Queen’s University School of Urban and Regional Planning has found...

Choose transit, feel young!

Choose transit, feel young!

If transit were a soft drink, it might adopt the slogan, “Transit: The Choice of a New Generation”. Evidence continues to...

Are temporary workers contributing to labour market problems?

Are temporary workers contributing to labour market problems?

Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program has come under fire in the past few weeks for increasing the jobless rate among Canadians....

You can’t go home again…

You can’t go home again…

Despite this warning, I’m throwing all caution to the wind and going home to Toronto. As my contract at the...

The Province series on racism in Canada

The Province series on racism in Canada

Vancouver newspaper The Province is running a 15-day series on racism in Canada starting today: Monday, October 7th. As a researcher interested...

Canadian postdocs: highly skilled workers with few benefits

Canadian postdocs: highly skilled workers with few benefits

The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars has recently published a report on the state of the estimated 9,000 postdocs in...

SCARP’s PhD success

SCARP’s PhD success

How difficult is it out there for aspiring academics? In the continuing saga of the US recession, dire predictions have...

Amsterdam cycling profiled on Spacing Vancouver

Amsterdam cycling profiled on Spacing Vancouver

Those of you following my blog have seen some of my recent writing about Dutch culture, as I navigate the...

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...

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