RELEASE – Murality contest & Jump For Joy Project Photomural

Murality is a non-profit arts organization based in Vancouver with the goal of bringing colour and vitality to once-derelict areas of... Read More

MESLIN: Ottawa unveils new design for development signs

We often lament the lack of citizen engagement in our cities. But the blame shouldn’t be directed solely at residents, but... Read More

MESLIN: If a billboard falls in a forest… Part 1

Bathurst and Davenport cross each other just below the steep shoreline of ancient Lake Iroquois. The intersection is lush with... Read More

Place Identity and Public Consultation

Edmonton is currently undergoing a massive transformation that includes a redesigned downtown core, the annexation of land to the... Read More

FUEL Vancouver – Where are we now?

On Thursday, May 29, I had the opportunity to attend Day 1 of Dialogues of the FUEL conference here in Vancouver. FUEL ambitiously... Read More

EVENT: Education & Justice in Toronto

The final event of the Justice in Toronto lecture series takes place tomorrow at 230 College Street. This free evening lecture will... Read More

La Ville Reine — The French underground is all around us in Toronto

Last week I was driving along College enjoying a jazzy groove on 90.3 FM Espace Musique. When the song ended and the hosts returned to... Read More

#TEDxElginSt: Is Ottawa having an identity crisis, or are we simply in need of a little self-discovery?

This past Saturday, in the darkened auditorium of the Canadian Museum of Nature – a setting and atmosphere synonymous with the famed... Read More

HRM’s Regional Plan needs adjustment, but will we seize the moment?

Editor’s Note: Below is an open letter from Frank Palermo sent to HRM Mayor Mike Savage and the Greater Halifax Community on the... Read More

Design and the City: The LRT and the ‘Flying E’

What contributes to the image of a city? Is it the rich manufacturing heritage on 104th Street? The vibrancy of Old Strathcona? I can... Read More