Small is Beautiful #2: The Findlay Meeting

Dartmouth – On Tuesday night at Halifax’s Community Facilities Master Plan (CFMP) consultation, in front of around 100 concerned... Read More

EVENT: Beyond the Open House—A Primer on Community Engagement for Architects and Engineers

Want to widen your knowledge about engaging with the public? Why is engagement important? What are some secrets to success? Join IAP2... Read More

Beyond threatening tweets: students tackle campus safety

Last year it was accusations of post-secondary institutions failing female sexual assault victims. The year before that it was rape... Read More

Toronto flirts with participatory budgeting

This fall, Toronto residents — not bureaucrats or politicians — will decide if the city adds benches along Danforth Avenue, lighting... Read More

How to stop billboard proliferation along our highways

As the Ontario government considers allowing digital billboards on Ontario’s highways, community activists from across North... Read More

Financing Halifax’s Elections Part 3: Options

In Part One of Financing Halifax’s Elections, I explored how political campaign contributions can be problematic due to the potential... Read More

UrbSanity: The public city

Cities are communities. While we all have our private concerns, goals, and obligations, as a city we also have to think collectively... Read More

Financing Halifax’s Elections Part 2: The Developers

HALIFAX – Where did Halifax’s current 16 councillors get the cash for their 2012 campaigns? To find out for part two of Spacing... Read More

Financing Halifax’s Elections Part 1: Why Worry?

HALIFAX – Last week, Halifax Regional Council voted to ask the Province to grant the municipality the power to regulate... Read More

EVENT: PLAYtheBLOX—Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver Edition, September 25

What will Vancouver’s downtown core become 25 years into the future? Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver Design Nerds... Read More