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Bidding for the Future: Toronto's 2008 Olympic Bid and the Regulation of Waterfront Land
This research examines the process by which rights to public resources, including public land, were negotiated during the Olympic bidding process in one modern western city. Toronto’s 2008 Olympic bid involved not only the ...
Estimating Evacuation Vulnerability of Urban Transportation Systems using GIS
The focus of this thesis is to estimate evacuation vulnerability in a non-specific evacuation context. Three measures were calculated to evaluate the evacuation vulnerability of locations within Frontenac County, Ontario: ...
Precariousness on the menu: Restaurant work and labour mobility within the low-wage service industry in Kingston, Ontario
Precarious employment refers to forms of work characterized by limited job security, few employment benefits, lack of control over the labour process and low-wages. Restaurant work demonstrates a range of precarious forms ...