Podcast
Image Copyright: Joe Berridge. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Joe Berridge talks about urban life and entropy, why they are like machines and purpose built; liberty and democracy; urban planning; and why successful cities need immigrants.
Podcast
Anti-Black city-building and Black community resistance in Halifax
Scott Neigh | Community activist LaMeia Reddick and scholar Ted Rutland talk about histories of anti-Black city-building in Halifax and Black community survival, resistance, and thriving.
Blog
Yves Engler | It's dispiriting to see progressives echo a right-wing municipal party/dominant media campaign against curtailing car traffic through Montréal's mountain park.
Blog
Photo: Benjamin J. DeLong/flickr
Stephen Kimber | If it's become acceptable for developers to apply to bend municipal planning strategy, should it not be just as possible for ordinary citizens to seek similar exceptions in the public interest?
Blog
Image: Flickr/Oran Viriyincy
Eric Doherty | Gradually re-allocating road space from general purpose and parking use to exclusive 24/7 public transit lanes is now becoming normal in many cities -- even in the United States. What about Canada?
Blog
Photo: flickr/alex
Albert Koehl | Drivers need parking. Municipalities need funding. Does parking need to be free?
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Bike lanes, wider sidewalks and lower speed limits are some of the design features that can make a street into a space that is comfortable for all users, not just drivers.
Columnists
Ralph Surette | The word "vision" is thrown around a lot these days as the ingredient that we lack in Nova Scotia. Alas, I'd say we have too much vision -- of the wrong kind.
Blog
Photo: AJ Batac/flickr
Lynne Fernandez | The Winnipeg 2014 Alternative Municipal Budget shows how to grow our economy to meet the challenges we face. It educates, challenges and inspires Winnipeggers to take back our city.
Blog
Site of the proposed convention centre in downtown Halifax. Photo: Emma Feltes
Peggy Cameron | With so many other better ways to spend public money for public benefit isn't it time to reprioritize the public money planned to be spent to subsidize the convention centre?
News
Photo: flickr/Paul Krueger
Tobi Nussbaum | Canada is now past 80 per cent of the population living in urban areas. Cities are showing a capacity to solve problems together and now is the time for Canadian cities to be more ambitious.
Columnists
Ralph Surette | Finally, unease about the Halifax convention centre -- which will cost taxpayers nearly $400 million over the next 25 years -- has a chance to come to proper public attention.