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2017 Canadian Institute of Planners Award of Merit for Social Planning

Pleased to announce that we are recipient of a national Award of Merit for Social Planning, in cooperation with TEAL Architects + Planners Ltd. and the South Shore Housing Action Coalition.   

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West Hants Strategic Plan

I am pleased to be starting a contract with LGP Strategies Ltd. – an economic development group based in Montreal – and TEAL Architects Ltd. on the development of a strategic plan for the Municipality of West Hants. http://www.strategieslgp.com/en  

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Main Street Age Friendly Community Plan Released

Dartmouth’s Main Street District (the “Village on Main”) has released its Age Friendly Community Plan.  This is the first AFC Plan to be adopted in Halifax Regional Municipality.  The following observations are made: The issues with an aging population are

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Main Street, Dartmouth, Will Be HRM’s First Age Friendly Community

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The Transformation of CMHC

This insightful article explains the transformation underway with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.  High housing prices? “The most familiar reasons are low interest rates, booming big-city economies, immigration, foreign and domestic speculation, and not-in-my-backyard rules that restrict supply. Less discussed

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