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Podcast
Nov 5, 2014

Putting a gender lens on municipal issues

Redeye
City councils need to consider the particularities of women's lives, according to Ellen Woodsworth of Women Transforming Cities. Housing, transit, emergency preparedness all need a gender lens.
Blog
Jan 24, 2014
Photo: Leighton Janis/flickr

Housing crunch continues in Manitoba

Policy Fix
Across Canada, housing prices slowed down in 2013, but in Manitoba, there are no signs of the housing crunch abating. Last month, the average house price in Winnipeg surpassed $300,000.
Podcast
Dec 16, 2013

Jack and the Beanstalk: An East Van Panto

Redeye
Pantomime is a popular Christmas theatre tradition in the U.K. where audiences shout back at the characters and enjoy humour that ranges from bawdy to political to slapstick.
Podcast
Oct 20, 2013

Exploding some of the myths about gentrification

Redeye
David Madden argues that gentrification is not synonymous with urban renewal. Madden is an assistant professor in the Sociology Department and the Cities Program at the London School of Economics.
Podcast
Sep 17, 2013

Anti-gentrification activists attacked

Redeye
Esther Hsieh was interviewing three Downtown Eastside activists in a coffee bar when they were attacked by the manager of a nearby hotel. Wendy Pedersen and Beatriz Osario talk about what happened.
Blog
Jul 11, 2013

'Tiny House Movement' in Sub-Arctic Whitehorse, Yukon

George Lessard
"… Leaf House Version.2 is currently on the market for CAD$44,500 (US$43,429), which is a steal if you take into consideration that it cost Herbert CAD$40,000 (US$39,038) to build...."
Podcast
Jul 9, 2013

The Foreign Investment Myth

Redeye
There is a theory that millionaires from Asia buying up housing in Vancouver are the cause of the affordable housing crisis in Vancouver. Jackie Wong, Pablo Mendez and Henry Yu disagree.

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