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Future City Builders Lab

Future City Builders Lab

Today I was honoured to be a mentor for the Future City Builders Lab in Halifax, an amazing initiative through...

MacEachen Institute “Policy Matters” speaker series

MacEachen Institute “Policy Matters” speaker series

As a Founding Fellow in the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance, I’m pleased to announce our fall speaker...

Planning in high school? Black Business Initiative partners with Dalhousie

Planning in high school? Black Business Initiative partners with Dalhousie

Last Friday, May 18th, the Dalhousie School of Planning was thrilled to offer a workshop for African Nova Scotian high...

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...

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...

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...

Tackling affordable rental housing in studio

Tackling affordable rental housing in studio

It’s fall, which means that my fourth year undergraduate planning studio at Dalhousie University’s School of Planning is working on...

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...

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...

Building a community of practice in Halifax

Building a community of practice in Halifax

I moved to Halifax a year ago, and one thing I noticed was that planners in the city did not...

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