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    • The re-greening of North America: An overview of green politics and philosophy 

      Alexander, Don (LightStar Press, 1987)
      Don Alexander provides an overview of green politics and philosophy. He shows how the various issues connected with ecopolitics fit in the larger terrain. Form his paper we get an idea of where deep ecology might fit ...
    • Reflections on the new citizenship: A response to Engin Isin's "Who is the new citizen" 

      Alexander, Don (New City Magazine, 1996)
      Engin Isin, in his addendum to the article "Who Is The New Citizen?", suggests that citizenship in the twenty-first century may "have its birth from ... struggles in opposition to the 'Knowledge ownership' of the ...
    • Remembering Stanley King, architect extraordinaire 

      Alexander, Don (Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2021-05)
      Profile of the Canadian architect Stanley King.
    • Remembering the legacy of Shirley Chan: Saving Vancouver's Chinatown neighbourhood 

      Alexander, Don (Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2019)
      A profile of community activist Shirley Chan, and her role in saving Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood from expropriation and demolition during the 1950s and '60s.
    • Remembering the work of our elders: Arthur Manuel 

      Alexander, Don (Observer Media Group, 2018-11-06)
      One of the great elder statesmen of social change whose vision and persistence has made a difference in our world is Arthur Manuel, who passed away suddenly in January 2017.
    • Remembering the work of our elders: Ray Spaxman 

      Alexander, Don (Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2019)
      A profile of Ray Spaxman, who has long been a leader in the field of planning, architecture, and urban design.
    • The resurgence of place 

      Alexander, Don (Alternatives, Inc., 2002)
      Over the past 30 years or so, a rich new movement in scholarship and advocacy has explored how better design of the urban environment can affect human behaviour and improve well-being.
    • Rural sustainability and the "lenses" of place 

      Alexander, Don; Jones, Bernie (University of Alberta Press, 2016-03)
      Many rural areas in Canada are experiencing conflict over land use and competing visions of what constitutes rural and small-town sustainability. Much of this conflict is influenced by the different "lenses" or concepts ...
    • Say goodbye to small retail: Should we care? 

      Alexander, Don; Shaw, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2012)
      This article poses the question as to why planners should be concerned about the declining health of the small retail sector. It looks at the contributions that this sector makes to the health and vibrancy of local ...
    • Smart growth in Canada: Implementation of a planning concept 

      Tomalty, Ray; Alexander, Don (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation / Société canadienne d’hypothèques et de logement, 2005-08)
      Recently, a broad consensus has emerged concerning the growth and development of Canadian cities: our cities, as they have grown over the last 60 years, are contributing significantly to global and regional environmental ...
    • South Wellington community process: An experiment in service learning 

      Alexander, Don (Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2008-03)
      Article outlining a service learning project, where students from Malaspina University-College's Geography 346 (Urban Growth Management) class worked with residents of South Wellington to help prepare the community for an ...
    • Southeast False Creek at the crossroads 

      Alexander, Don (Planning Institute of British Columbia, 1997)
      As we approach the end of the millennium, a peculiar convergence is taking place. For years the nascent urban ecology movement in Vancouver has laboured with minimal recognition and success ... until now. Over the last ...
    • Springing the trap: [Album Review] Live 1975-85 

      Alexander, Don (Dimension Publishing Inc., 1987-04)
      Don Alexander reviews the album "Live 1975-85" by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (New York: Columbia Records, 1986).
    • STORM: Evolution of a stewardship group 

      Alexander, Don (University of Waterloo Department of Geography, 1993)
      Chapter focusing on the origins, growth, and dynamics of the environmental group Save The Oak Ridges Moraine (STORM).
    • Sustainable development in Canadian context: A critical review 

      Alexander, Taylor; Paes Ferreira, Maria Inês; Alexander, Don (Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology Fluminense, 2016)
      Despite increased demand for sustainable development in Canada and around the world, the efforts to change unsustainable growth frameworks have been piecemeal and wholly ineffective. Neoliberal capitalism and economy-first ...
    • The symbolic landscape of the Oak Ridges Moraine: Its influence on conservation in Ontario, Canada 

      Fisher, John R.; Alexander, Don (Wilfrid Laurier University, Geography and Environmental Studies, 1993)
      Over the past several centuries, the landscape of the Oak Ridges Interlobate Moraine has emerged as the product of a continuous dialogue between its "objective" definition and the "subjective" cultural baggage that people ...
    • A tale of three universities: Sustainability, from theory to practice 

      Alexander, Don; Jack, Pamela (Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers, 2015-03)
      From 2012 to 2014, we conducted an applied policy analysis of sustainability policy and practice at three universities in British Columbia: University of Northern British Columbia, Royal Roads University, and Vancouver ...
    • Teaching sustainability across curricula: Understanding faculty perspectives at Vancouver Island University 

      McCunn, Lindsay J.; Bjornson, Alexander; Alexander, Don (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2020-09)
      Sustainability initiatives in higher education are growing in importance. This case study may guide faculty at other institutions who seek to gain deeper insight into the state of sustainability education where they work. ...
    • Trail-blazing in False Creek: Building a heritage pathway is one way to link community, history and ecology 

      Alexander, Don; McKenzie, Hilda (Alternatives, Inc., 1999)
      Building a heritage pathway is one way to link community, history and ecology in a single project. Plans for a False Creek Heritage Trail to complement the uncovered or "daylighted" False Creek in Vancouver are discussed.
    • Urban amnesia: The fate of Habitat '76 

      Alexander, Don (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2011)
      Thirty-five years ago, an event occurred in Vancouver that would change the face of urban policy worldwide. The conference was Habitat '76, usually known as Habitat I. Habitat I was actually two conferences. The first ...