“Families” Best Match
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...primary reason families flee for the suburbs. In turn, this suggests that education policy can play an important role in retaining families. Building on this, urban planner and downtown dad...
Food Deserts: A Problem on their own or a Problem of Inequality?
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...health.” He cites research that shows while higher income families have significantly healthier shopping habits, they spend 91 percent of their shopping dollars at grocery stores, while low income families...
The Future of Shared Housing
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...of families or individuals (such as 4 to 6 sets of singles or couples), these communal spaces put even more value on the shared aspects of co-operative living. These custom...
Family-Friendly Living in the City
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...raise their families in the city; but for those that don’t, what are the options other than a switch to suburban life? A good urban lifestyle means vibrant, walkable environments...
A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY
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...want and are able to raise their kids close to where they work. We have this idea that families move to the suburbs for more space. But, I think that...
Old Problems, New Solutions
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...our services. This set out the need for a more proactive and preventative approach to supporting people with mental health conditions and their families and, in parallel, the pressing need...
A Push to the Park
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...there. The beta model lasted for five months and was used by eight families in Chicago whose children were all part of the same school group. Although their children were...
Vulnerability and The Creative Brain
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...PBS on “Connecting Strength and Vulnerability to the Creative Brain,” researchers found that over 80% mood disturbance was linked to creative families (such as the Vonnegut family), as opposed to...
The Siege of Strathcona
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...townhouse. Once a Chinese Catholic school, the Schoolhouse is now an eco-townhome for Strathcona families. Image from Google Maps. The Schoolhouse is another innovative conversion tucked away in the neighborhood....
Mental Health & Wellbeing in Cities
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...twofold problem: ‘the NHS need a far more proactive and preventative approach for people experiencing mental health problems and their families, and to reduce costs for the NHS and emergency...