Kalle Hakala is an urban planner currently working in the public sector. A true urbanist, he is concerned with all facets of how cities work and how they can work better. His interests extend beyond urban issues: he also enjoys outdoor activities like skiing, as well as indoor activities such as watching films and Indian cuisine.

Next Stop: Gatineau Park Ski Trails

If you are an Ottawan, there’s a good chance you have adapted to the inevitability of winter by taking up sports or activities ... Read More

After the thaw: could this be a farm by next spring?

As an apartment dweller living in close quarters, sometimes I appreciate open or unused spaces simply for the fact that they are not... Read More

Counting down for safer crossings

Perhaps you have noticed that you now have to beat the clock when crossing at some intersections around Ottawa. These are countdown... Read More