WWW: Unexpected urban gems

The Strip: the unexpected, all-American city? Examining how Las Vegas can be defined as a model for modern urban development... Read More

Wellbeing in the City: The Impact of Culture, Heritage and Community on Healthy Cities

Numerous publications, research labs, and international organizations have been dealing with the question: “What makes us... Read More

WWW: Street hawking economies are seeing changes

Increasing the hygienic standards for street food in rapidly developing urban centers In an effort to reduce food-borne illnesses that... Read More

Book Review – Medieval Cities: Their Origins and The Revival of Trade

Author: Henri Pirenne (Princeton University Press, 2014) The late fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett once stated: “If you do not know... Read More

EVENT: Wellbeing Dialogue—Embracing a Livable and Healthy City

Wellbeing Dialogue: Embracing a Livable and Healthy City through Strong Cultural and Social Connections Details Date: Thursday, May 4... Read More

WWW: Standing ground or biting the hand that feeds you?

Barcelona’s war on tourism How Barcelona is reclaiming the city for residents, not tourists in order to reinvigorate the central city... Read More

What does the future hold for Vancouver’s Chinatown?

In 2014, the City of Vancouver announced a three-year, $2.5 million grant program to provide critical upgrades to Chinatown’s historic... Read More

The Artful City: Art That Belongs to All of Us

Interview by: Gill Baldwin The Artful City series looks beyond Toronto in a new set of articles and interviews investigating public... Read More

Urban mosques: Places of worship that knit communities together

The attack on the mosque in Quebec City early this year left many Canadians deeply perturbed. While we were still grappling with the... Read More

Book Review: Now I Sit Me Down

Author: Witold Rybczynski (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) Following in the lineage of his acclaimed works Home: A Short History of... Read More