10 Common Ground Principles for Affordable Housing

When it comes to affordable housing, are there some principles we can all agree on? Last year, Generation Squeeze – a political... 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

11 Milestones that will Shape Vancouver’s Future

What are the significant events, activities and decisions in 2016 that will shape Vancouver’s future? Earlier this fall, the Vancouver... Read More

River District Appeals to Families with Walkability, Nature and Fun

Author’s Note:I am writing a short series, “Cities for Families” to showcase how local governments, non-profits and the private... Read More

WWW: How global cities are adopting new technologies to improve their livability

From highline to lowline: New York City approves the world’s first underground park Faced with the success of the Manhattan Highline... Read More

Happy Streets “Living Lab” Results Suggest Public Space Affects Wellbeing

How do we know when we are in a good public space? Does it make us happier, more calm, or even more generous? We can get the sense... Read More

UrbSanity: Big and Small, Ottawa’s world-class obsession with being world-class

The Ottawa news cycle is a revolving door of controversies over architecture, landmarks, monuments, and mega- infrastructure and... Read More