Year-In-Review Panel Pinpoints Milestones of 2016

The Vancouver City Planning Commission convened their second annual Year-In-Review forum on January 30, 2017 to consider milestones in... Read More

Event – Audacity: 9th Annual SCARP Symposium, March 3rd

Audacity: bold ideas for planning communities The School of Community and Regional Planning at UBC is excited to announce our upcoming... Read More

LORINC: What the 2016 Canadian census tells us

For those of you who aren’t transfixed by the sight of our youthful prime minister walking the plank today in Washington, here are... Read More

Book Review—In Defense of Housing

Authors: David Madden and Peter Marcuse (Verso, 2016) Everyone needs housing. But not everyone can afford it. If you’re willing... Read More

The Buzz Buzz on Tiny Homes

This month the BC Tiny House Collective has catapulted into the homes of Canadians. On January 15, 2017, Frances Bula, a long-time... Read More

EVENT: BC’s Climate Policies Public Online Forum, Feb. 3rd

With a provincial election on the way, the Pembina Institute is co-hosting a public online forum about the state of British Columbia’s... Read More

LORINC: Wynne’s U-turn on road tolls dangerous for Tory

Since the news of the Liberals’ reversal on road tolls for the Gardiner and the Don Valley Parkway began to leak last Thursday... Read More

LORINC: Be very wary of Canada’s Trump-lite politicians

What kinds of thoughts, I wonder, were skittering through the minds of Conservative leadership hopefuls Kellie Leitch and Kevin... Read More

Three Cities, Three Paths on Energy Engagement

In Stockholm, planners ponder how to ensure that deep energy retrofits take root in the diverse suburb of Järva, a district with... Read More

Book Review—Local Code: 3659 Proposals About Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Author: Nicholas de Monchaux (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) Sometimes, you don’t know where you are going until you get there... Read More