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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...

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute of Planners

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Institute of Planners

I’m live blogging today from the Canadian Institute of Planners conference: centenary edition! CIP celebrates its 100th birthday today and...

Check out the latest on the rental housing study!

Check out the latest on the rental housing study!

  Which policy approaches contribute to strong rental housing protection and implementation in Canadian cities? What factors contribute to municipalities’...

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...

Rental housing in Canadian cities: policies and innovation

Rental housing in Canadian cities: policies and innovation

Canadian municipalities have a vested interest in rental housing, and some have been very innovative in their policies, programs, and...

Working towards policy innovation in Nova Scotia

Working towards policy innovation in Nova Scotia

I’m pleased to announce that I have just been appointed a Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and...

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...

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Most Canadian cities have been looking for affordable housing alternatives for several decades. Since purpose-built rental housing became so difficult to...

Should your transit agency partner with Uber?

Should your transit agency partner with Uber?

Municipal authorities are not exactly known for being innovative in public transit provision. That’s what makes Innisfil, Ontario “revolutionary”, according...

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