EVENT: Researching the City, October 30, 2015

Think research is boring and unrelated to the real world? Think again! Researching the City is an inspirational evening showcasing how... Read More

Cartographically Speaking: Vancouver Coloured Block Map

For a larger version, click here. This has been a long time coming. After the creation and publication of the Vancouver Neighbourhood... Read More

How the Eaton Centre nearly wrecked Old City Hall

Ever since Toronto city council moved over the street in 1965, Toronto hasn’t quite known what to do with Old City Hall. The... Read More

EVENT – A Conversation with Brian Jackson about Heritage in Vancouver, Oct 15

When: Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30pm Where: Committee Room 1, 3rd Floor, Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12th Avenue Tickets... Read More

Awe in the city

The study of awe — the kind of jaw-dropping experience that makes you recalibrate your understanding of the world — originated with... Read More

Book Review – Roads Were Not Built For Cars

Author: Carlton Reid (Island Press, 2015) There has been a lot of discussion recently around getting more cyclists on the roads, be it... Read More

Small is Beautiful: Dartmouth’s Findlay Centre and the new Master Plan

Dartmouth – With summer at an end, public consultation for Halifax’s new Community Facilities Master Plan (CFMP) is underway... Read More

Fredericton Junction and New Brunswick’s Route 101

Why am I writing an article on nature and rural environments for an urban affairs website? For one, urbanism is not confined to large... Read More

Just Who Is Vancouver’s Top Planner Calling a ‘Hater’?

Guest contributor: Patrick Condon As reported widely this past couple of weeks, Vancouver’s top planner Brian Jackson is... Read More

What Amsterdam taught a Torontonian about urbanism

Tulips, windmills, and all those salacious, smoke-filled thoughts aside, Amsterdam is internationally regarded as a haven for urbanism... Read More