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The best places in the world to work from home

Here’s a list (found on a list of the 24 underrated web sites) that has…
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Free Webinar: Building Housing Knowledge Workshop

The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) Okanagan Interior Chapter with BC Housing and the…
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The universal visitation law of human mobility

Ian W passes along this article from Scientific American that shows “urban travel patterns worldwide…
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Climate Risk Assessments & Climate Refugees will Impact Property Values

Here’s another way that real estate prices will be getting more expensive: places that are…
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Why Virtual is not Enough: Craving the Contact & Connectivity of Public Spaces

Pandemic times have amplified something that is already a challenge in cities: Loneliness. The Pandemic…
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Vancouver’s Richards Street: First Large-Scale “Blue-Green” System Implemented

  The City of Vancouver has been working on “Blue-Green” systems innovations, building upon the…
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Uytae Lee: Why Did we make Front Yard Businesses Illegal?

The latest from urban videographer Uytae Lee. Front yard businesses used to be common all…
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The Downtown Department Store: Purveyor of Women’s Independence?

Vancouver has already seen the reuse of large downtown retail floorplates for other purposes. Take…
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“How To Be At Home”

From our National Film Board, a beautiful and slightly heartbreaking animated poem for this time.…
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Report from Calgary: E-scooters, Helmets and Accidents

Orchid Chong, now living in Calgary, sends in this report on one of the issues…
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Public Salon: The Ideas Of Alain Bertaud.

Alain Bertaud will share his insights into making a great city with special attention to…

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