Responding to Town Square
HALIFAX – The process by which Rank Inc.’s new business super-complex, Nova Centre, was approved by HRM Council has lacked significant public input...By Adria Young
The Great Disconnect: Another Bike Lane to Nowhere?
HALIFAX – On September 19, 2011, traffic patterns in Downtown Halifax were altered in an attempt to ease congestion in the city’s core. In...By Matt Neville
Main Street and the Department of Cars
SAINT JOHN – We are now a few months into the City of Saint John’s experiment with bike lanes on Main Street in the city’s North End and, from all...By Morgan Lanigan
Is the city a sketchbook? JJ Steeves tackles our ideas about graffiti
HALIFAX – Councillor Linda Mosher’s recent comparison of street art to vandalism and graffiti has brought a variety of reactions. One of the most...By Katie Toth
Saint John Airport takes on Plan SJ
SAINT JOHN – PlanSJ, Saint John’s community exercise to produce a new Municipal Plan, is coming under criticism from the region’s...By David Drinnan
Events Guide: “Culture Not Convention” photo exhibition launch Monday!
HALIFAX – This Monday will launch an exhibition of black and white photos dubbed “Culture Not Convention” to be featured at The Khyber...By Emma Feltes
Spacing Atlantic wants your photos!
Captivated by the landscape of Canada’s east coast cities? Obsessed with the beauty of a public space, the dirty grime of a back alley, a...By Abad Khan
Events Guide: Up for Review – Saint John’s Draft Municipal Plan
SAINT JOHN – In early 2010, the City launched PlanSJ to develop a new Municipal Plan to guide development over the next 25 years. We’ve been...By Abad Khan
Events Guide: Putting PlanSJ on Paper
SAINT JOHN – In early 2010, the City launched PlanSJ to create a new Growth Strategy and to develop a new Municipal Plan to guide development over...By Abad Khan
Value City – Planning?
HALIFAX – Ka-Ching. With a $13 billion dollar debt in NS (cleverly illustrated by Hugh Pouliot), how can we not talk about value? It is ironic...By Crystal Melville
A Greenbelt for Halifax?
HALIFAX – “What kind of community do you want to live in? What do you want Halifax to look like?” Jen Powley asked these questions to a packed...By Natascia Lypny
Planning for the (very) long run: Prof Bruce Tonn opens IMAGINE conference at Dalhousie
HALIFAX – Cities, as a rule, almost always outlive their founders, architects, and inhabitants. Despite millennia of transformation, London today...By Hugh Pouliot