Gene Desfor is featured in a Novae Res Urbis article discussing Toronto’s Waterfront.
Anders Sandberg is selected as a semifinalist in TVOntario’s Best Lecturer competition.
Roger Keil and Ute Lehrer speak out, in Rabble.ca, on the plight of German academics whose research and publications on gentrification have been used to link them to a “terrorist organization”.
Roger Keil comments in the Toronto Star about socio-demographic change in Peel Region.
Doug Young comments on Jane-Finch in the Globe and Mail.
Environmental Justice in Toronto? In a joint project sponsored by the City of Toronto and York University’s City Institute, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability, Melissa Ollevier and Erica Tsang examine environmental equity and diversity in Toronto. In a city with growing income disparity and ethno-cultural diversity, it is little wonder that environmental and sustainability issues are also class-specific and racialized. This study looks at historical trends in environmental justice and racism in Toronto, traces some possible future challenges and charts recommendations for future action.
Roger Keil and Doug Young comment on the announcement of Federal funding for Spadina subway extension to York in the Toronto Star.
City Institute members attend a symposium in Shanghai on urban issues.
Roger Keil discusses the changing face of Toronto’s suburbs and 416/905 divide on TV Ontario’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin.