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Planning for Partnerships under the Neoliberal Paradigm: A Study of the Bedford Waterfront Development’s Public Consultation Process
This report aims to bridge the gap between the sociopolitical landscape and the physical landscape of every day urban life. The urban landscape, particularly the urban waterfront, is a contested site where different forces ...
Affordability of Purpose-Built Rental Housing for Young Adult Singles in Greater Vancouver CMA, 2006
This study examined the affordability of purpose-built rental housing for young adult singles (ages 18 to 29) in the Greater Vancouver CMA. The aim of the report was to determine the affordability of different types of ...
Abiotic, Biotic and Cultural Resource Survey for Land Planning Along the Rideau Canal
The intent of this study was to test a mapping method to determine its effectiveness as a tool for planning. The purpose of this tool is to display how policies create areas of protection around natural, cultural and human ...
A Change in Form or Function? Using Smart Growth Criteria to Evaluate Alternative Zoning Methods in an Existing Neighbourhood
Smart Growth criteria developed by the APA is used to evaluate three methods of zoning. Zoning models were developed as they would relate to an existing neighbourhood in order to limit bias. The zoning methods considered ...
Rails of Change: The Hickson Trail Cultural Heritage Landscape Study
This study presents a cultural heritage landscape assessment of the Hickson Trail. A former railway corridor and associated commercial/industrial node in the Village of Hickson, Ontario have been identified by the author ...
Sustainability and Aggregate Resource Extraction in Southern Ontario: A case study of the proposed St Marys Cement Inc. Flamborough Quarry
This report is an investigation into the events of a proposed aggregates quarry in the Flamborough region of Hamilton, Ontario. These events serve as a case example of the aggregates management system in the Province of ...
It's Getting HOT in Here: A Case Study of the SR-91 in California
In 2007, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation created their High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Network Plan for the 400-Series Highways in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. As part of that plan, an HOV lane will be constructed ...
Public Power in the Planning Process: an Evaluation of Access, Deliberation, and Accountability in the Decision-Making Processes used to Create the Lansdowne Partnership Plan
Public Power in the Planning Process is a discussion of the decision-making process used in the creation of the Lansdowne Partnership Plan, which deals with the redevelopment of an urban park in Ottawa. It analyses three ...
Mixed-Use As a Tool for Suburban Town Centre Office Space Development in Metro Vancouver: A Case Study in Port Moody, BC
How can mixed-use development be used as a tool of cross-subsidization, allowing for the creation of office space in Metro Vancouver suburban town centres where it would not otherwise be economically viable? The central ...
Pushing the Boundaries: Examining the Role of Advisory Committees in Fringe Planning, A Kelowna Case Study
This report examines the role of Agricultural Advisory Committees in Kelowna, BC as a tool for mitigating urban and rural land use conflict.