Lessons on Affordability from Germany and Austria

Vancouver’s City Council Vision Vancouver has implemented a number of creative ways to tackle the city’s affordability... Read More

Video Vancouver: Better Governance Model for Cities

Canadian cities were established 150 years ago with a very simple structure. Returning to established principles of good government... Read More

How to Build Safer Cities for LGBTQ Residents

For many marginalized groups, ‘public safety’ is never assumed. Recent debates on bathroom access for trans people, accounts of police... Read More

LORINC: Why transit has become Toronto’s moral hazard

If I have to be brutally candid about my gut reaction to last week’s transit decision, I’ll confess that part of me felt the people of... Read More

Misleading Leaside: Lobbyists score a hat trick with digital billboard

Outfront Media wants to construct a massive digital billboard in the residential community of Leaside. The problem is, no one wants... Read More

Launching Planning Canada

On June 17th, School of Community and Regional Planning alumni, students, and faculty gathered at the UBC Bookstore to launch the new... Read More

Main Street Dartmouth: Practice test of suburban sprawl repair

DARTMOUTH – Turning extensive parking lots into vibrant and walkable communities has long become the new North American dream... Read More

EVENT REMINDER: Planning Canada Book Launch, June 17th

Please join us for a book launch to celebrate the publication of Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach. Details WHEN: Friday, 17 June... Read More

Book Review – Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach

Editor: Ren Thomas (Oxford University Press, 2016) One of the easiest ways to learn something is by seeing how it was done before... Read More

There is no Good Development but Complete Development

HALIFAX – On May 24th, Halifax Regional Council approved an extension of Halifax’s water service boundary to allow a 256 unit... Read More