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Are Community Land Trusts the Key to Affordable Housing?

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for the benefit of the community. In the case of Vancouver, the Community Land Trust Foundation is the “non-profit society serving as the real estate development arm of the Co-operative...

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The Future of Shared Housing

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...buildings, commercial spaces and other community assets on behalf of a community.” In this model, non-profit community organizations acquire and lease land to meet the needs of the community, removing...

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The Future of Community Grocery Stores

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communities”.” How will community grocers adapt to changing technologies and expensive urban retail space, while still playing their vital role as community hubs?   Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash...

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Community Building at the Grocery Store

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...marginalized community, while creating economic opportunities and improving access to nutritious food. Perhaps it’s time for the humble grocery store to figure more centrally in the inclusive and healthy community?...

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Mental Health & Wellbeing in Cities

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...‘Care in the Community Programme’ saw people transferred out of institutions in the 80s and 90s and our mental health bed numbers have plummeted from 76,000 then, to under 20,000...

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Jographies: Urban Infrastructure to Encourage Running

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...– ultimately improving community health. Of course, the benefits that group running has on community health can also be extended to other low impact exercise such as cycling. Already popular...

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Street Murals: The Power of Public Art

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...neighbourhoods. Community groups have been using murals for generations to inspire social change. In New York City, community-organization Groundswell was founded with the belief that “collaborative art-making combines the sanctity...

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Re-Decorating the Public Living Room

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...the Vernon/Adanac Plaza in Vancouver These plazas offer the chance to deploy tactical urbanism practices and embrace Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD). ABCD embraces the strengths and knowledge of a community...

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The Welcoming City: A Design Experiment in Mobile Humanitarian Aid

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...in France: Utopia 56, Help Refugees UK, Refugee Community Kitchen and Auberge des Migrants. The location for the volunteer phase and ethnographic data gathering was the Calais Warehouse, a building...

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A “PUF” of Inspiration Towards Net Zero Neighbourhoods

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One cold spring morning in 2013, I was joined by two eager volunteers to lay out the pathways for our new community garden, Prairie Urban Farm (PUF). Located on the...

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