Inuit Reconciliation and Self-Governance

  The Government of Canada’s recent announcement of an Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee has reaffirmed the unique political predicament the Inuit peoples of Canada face. It is paramount that the reconciliatory endeavors of the Canadian government recognize and are sensitive to that uniqueness. As well as contending with a host of issues felt broadly by theContinue reading “Inuit Reconciliation and Self-Governance”

Resilient Cities

How do urban centres address inequality? How do cities prepare and overcome extreme weather and climate change? How do cities respond to crises such as health outbreaks or terrorist attack? How do we creating more sustainable cities/green cities? What makes a city resilient to emergencies and persistent social issues? Our experts guests will help us answer these questions.

Resilient Cities

How do urban centres address inequality? How do cities prepare and overcome extreme weather and climate change? How do cities respond to crises such as health outbreaks or terrorist attack? How do we creating more sustainable cities/green cities? What makes a city resilient to emergencies and persistent social issues? Our experts guests will help us answer these questions: Ken Greenberg, Urban Designer, Teacher,Continue reading “Resilient Cities”

Ontario Municipal Board Reform

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is a quasi-judicial board responsible for hearing land use planning appeals. The last several years have seen this unelected body criticized for usurping the decisions of municipalities, being developer friendly and not being consciousness of community needs. For more perspectives on proposed reforms to the OMB, see statements by theContinue reading “Ontario Municipal Board Reform”

Ontario Municipal Board Reform

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is a quasi-judicial board responsible for hearing land use planning appeals. The last several years have seen this unelected body criticized for usurping the decisions of municipalities, being developer friendly and not being consciousness of community needs. Three experts break down this important topic: Mitchell Kosny, a Registered Professional PlannerContinue reading “Ontario Municipal Board Reform”

Food and Poverty

With food insecurity in Canada growing worse across all parts of the country, looking at ways that we deal with the issue becomes more and more salient. In fact, food insecurity impacts 40% of all Ontarians. We explore whether this is dependent on geography, more of an issue in urban, suburban or rural areas. BeyondContinue reading “Food and Poverty”