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MacEachen Institute’s fall speaker series

MacEachen Institute’s fall speaker series

I’m a Founding Fellow in the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Every fall, MIPP organizes a speaker series...

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

CMHC’s first ever National Housing Conference

In honour of National Housing Day, I’m live blogging from the National Housing Conference in Ottawa. One year after the...

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...

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...

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...

Should we regulate real estate speculation?

Should we regulate real estate speculation?

Real estate speculation happens across the country, but is particularly popular in our largest cities. Some say foreign ownership and...

What the 2015 federal budget means for transit

What the 2015 federal budget means for transit

Last week’s federal budget announcement has raised the hackles of transportation analysts over the potential for Canadian cities to implement badly...

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....

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