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Ontario community sustainability report - 2007
(The Pembina Institute, 2007-06)
This study provides a snapshot of the sustainability of selected communities across Ontario in recent years. The study employs 33 indicators in three broad categories (smart growth, livability and economic vitality) to ...
BC sprawl report 2004: Economic vitality and livable communities
(Smart Growth BC, 2004)
In 2001, Smart Growth BC undertook a study of sprawl in B.C. and explored some of the linkages between sprawl, quality of life, and infrastructure efficiency in selected communities. This study builds upon the work from ...
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 ...
The BC sprawl report 2001: Helping to create more livable communities in British Columbia
(Smart Growth BC, 2001)
How predominant and how "bad" is sprawl in the province? Where are tendencies towards more compact growth being encouraged and how? Which ideas for addressing sprawl have the most promise for transfer across municipalities ...
[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).
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 Abstract] The Vancouver achievement: Urban planning and design
(Canadian Regional Science Association, 2004)
Book review of "The Vancouver achievement: Urban planning and design" by John Punter (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2003).
Gluttony: [Book Review] Fatal consumption: Rethinking sustainable development
(Alternatives, Inc., 2002)
Book review of "Fatal Consumption: Rethinking Sustainable Development" edited by Robert F. Woollard and Aleck S. Ostry (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2000).
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 ...
[Book Review] Environmentalism and political theory: Towards an ecocentric approach
(Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
Review of "Environmentalism and political theory: Towards an ecocentric approach" by Robyn Eckersley (Albany, NY: State University of New York, 1992).