How to have better conversations about Paris

This article was co-written with Beyhan Farhadi Immediately following the Paris attacks a deep divide emerged. On one side, there were... Read More

When terror strikes urban geographies of hope

Guest post by Paul Cohen, a professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto and an occasional contributor... Read More

Book Review: Start-Up City

Author: Gabe Klein (Island Press, 2015) When I was in my second year of University I wrote a blog post that got a lot of (very rare... Read More

How to consult in gentrifying neighbourhoods

Every municipal planner knows that when the City convenes a public meeting to consult a community about a proposed project, the people... Read More

Vancouver Art Gallery Reflections

I’m not sure when the informed, intelligent culture of design that characterized the formative years of Vancouver transformed, but... Read More

Solving The Housing Crisis at SFU: Part 2

Yesterday, we highlight the speakers and issues discussed at the SFU’s Housing in the City Beyond The Headlines storytelling event... Read More

What do ETS riders need from a transit strategy? Part 1

Anyone who has ridden our transit system over the past month can hardly have missed the almost ubiquitous posters and advertisements... Read More

Solving The Housing Crisis at SFU: Part 1

In 2007, Miloon Kothari, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right for Adequate Housing,  called Canada’s housing situation... Read More

LORINC: How to invest with Crosstown’s found money

Hold on, hold on, hold on. Let’s just rewind a bit, past Wednesday’s Trudeau-palooza, to that interesting little moment last Tuesday... Read More

Overhaul or demolish 24 Sussex?

Much has recently been discussed about the restoration or demolition and replacement of 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa. Like many old... Read More