A collaborative research project between CITY and Goethe University in Frankfurt was recently feature in a Globe and Mail article, "City’ or ‘town’? Richmond Hill debates what’s in a name." The article discusses the current debate in Richmond Hill regarding a potential change in the municipality's name from town to city, and references findings from the research project on a case study of Markham's urban identity.
The research project, "Suburban identities in the global city between competition and cooperation: Toronto and Frankfurt", is being led by Ute Lehrer (Faculty of Environmental Studies), Roger Keil (Faculty of Environmental Studies), and other collaborators from Goethe University.
The Globe and Mail article was also featured in Y-File.
View the Globe and Mail article.
View the Y-File article.