The Village is one of many short films created by a group of young media-makers discussing the housing crisis in Vancouver, BC, Canada, as part of the Housing Matters Media Project in partnership with the Housing Justice Project at UBC. Continue reading
In May 2010, a few months before he was elected mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi spoke at TEDxCalgary on ‘Calgary 3.0.’ Using insights drawn from his work in business, entrepreneurship and social change—as well as modern GIS data—he explored the challenges of how a modern city grows, and what some of…
Whether you call it Remembrance Day or Veterans Day, November 11th has always be a profound day for me. From the age of ten, as a Navy League cadet, through high school as a Air Cadet and into my university years at Royal Military College, I took part in ceremonies in cities…
In honor of Canada Day, this week’s edition of news and views for urbanists focuses on Canadian cities.
Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian readers. I hope you take some time today to go out and explore all your city has to offer!
The award winning feature film about life in suburbia has recently been made available for free by the National Film Board of Canada.
In September, I posted about Arcade Fire’s album ‘The Suburbs.’ On Sunday, the album won a well deserved Grammy for Album of the Year.