Six-Foot City: Introduction

Although the recent pandemic has brought to light many important issues, none has been more pervasive than social distancing. Embedded... Read More

Podcast: COVID Reflections

It is safe to say that it’s been a wild few months. And now, after two months of strict social distancing here in Canada, many... Read More

Book Review – What a City is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement

Author: Matt Hern (MIT Press, 2017) Book Reviewers: William Dunn & Claire Adams Portland is a liveable, progressive, and hip city... Read More

EVENT: SFU City Conversations: Golf Courses or Housing & Parks? – Feb 20th

Golf Courses or Housing & Parks WHEN: Thursday, February 20, 2020 – 12:30 – 1:30PM WHERE: SFU Vancouver at Harbour... Read More

Vancouver’s Rents and Incomes: A Critical Analysis

Our housing crisis is fundamentally a rental crisis. As such, it’s important to keep the numbers straight so that we can better focus... Read More

Understanding Affordability: A Partial Picture

Click here to enlarge the graph. Fair and affordable housing is a basic right for all New Yorkers and all Americans. Nydia Velazquez... Read More

Release: Save Ron Thom’s 1962 Forrest House in West Vancouver Petition

Please sign this petition to save the famous Canadian architect Ron Thom’s 1962 Forrest House in West Vancouver which is slated... Read More

Release: UBC study highlights need to improve health care access in Vancouver, Portland and Seattle

UBC researchers have developed a data science method that analyzes how easily citizens can access hospitals and walk-in health clinics... Read More