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Sustainable Development in Canadian Context: A Critical Review
(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 ...
Our Place in the World
(Alternatives, Inc., 2002)
Editorial introducing the theme and articles appearing in the Summer 2002 issue of Alternatives Journal.
[Book Review] Pitting the Olives Might Help: A 1990s Expatriate Odyssey Through Unhinged Russia
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2017)
Book review of "Pitting the Olives Might Help: A 1990s Expatriate Odyssey Through Unhinged Russia" by Hayley Alexander.
[Book Review] Nature of Cities: Ecocriticism and Urban Environments
(Wilfrid Laurier University, Geography and Environmental Studies, 2003)
Book review of "The Nature of Cities: Ecocriticism and Urban Environments" by Michael Bennett and David W. Teague, eds. (Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1999).
Little bean, fairly big impact [Book Review] Beyond fair trade: How one small coffee company helped transform a hillside village in Thailand
(Alternatives, Inc., 2016)
Book review of "Beyond fair trade: How one small coffee company helped transform a hillside village in Thailand" by Mark Pendergast (Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2015).
First Annual Film Fest a Rousing Success
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2007-03)
On November 17, 2006 the Planning Institute of British Columbia (Vancouver Island-North Chapter) and Malaspina University-College's Department of Geography co-sponsored Nanaimo's 1st Annual Urban Issues Film Festival.
Smart Growth in Canada: Implementation of a Planning Concept
(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 ...
The Capable City
(International Centre for Sustainable Cities, 2005-03)
This paper examines non-traditional forms of governance with an emphasis on consensus that has emerged in a Canadian context and responds to three questions. Are there models of cooperation across jurisdictions that might ...
PIBC 2016 Conference Session Highlights - Planning and Ecology: A Good Marriage?
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2016)
This article grew out a workshop, "Ecology and Planning: A Good Marriage?," presented by the authors, with the assistance of Sharon Horsburgh of Nanaimo Regional District, at the Planning Institute of British Columbia 2016 ...
The Challenges in Implementing a Smart Growth Agenda: The BC Sprawl Report 2004
(Canadian Institute of Planners, 2005)
This article summarizes the authors' BC Sprawl Report 2004. It discusses some of the methodological difficulties encountered and controversies generated by the report. Learning from these, the authors suggest ways of ...