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SUBURBSTALK: Urbanizing the regions- Wednesday February 10th, 2016

Join us Wednesday February 10th for “Urbanizing the regions. Master planned transformations and the change of urban shapes” with Professor Marco Facchinetti (De… Read more

Published February 5th, 2016 in Events, News

MCRI research featured in “Inside Hanoi’s Gated Communities”

MCRI researcher Lisa Drummond and a former postdoctoral fellow with the MCRI, Danielle Labbe, are quoted in the Guardian’s “Inside Hanoi’s gated communitiRead more

Published January 26th, 2016 in Dissemination, News, Publications

Job Posting: Research Administrator

YORK UNIVERSITY Position Description -YUSA 2

Position Title: Research Administrator

Department: The City Institute at York University (CITY)
Term of Employment: Contract ‚Ä… Read more

Published January 13th, 2016 in News

Symposium on Student Transportation

Please join us for a


Monday, September 21, 2015

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration at 3:30 p.m.

Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen S

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Published September 17th, 2015 in News

MCRI Scholars Featured in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

MCRI researchers are featured in the most recent issue of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research:

The Politics of Post-Suburban Densification in Canada a

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Published September 17th, 2015 in News

The Global Suburban Infrastructure Workshop

School of Planning, University of Waterloo, June 14-16, 2015

As the world population is becoming increasingly urban, most of the growth is happening in suburbs. It is thus there t… Read more

Published June 11th, 2015 in Events, Upcoming Events

International Forum on Global Suburbanism May 9-11, 2015

Fudan University, Shanghai, China

As a rapidly growing city, Shanghai is exposed to significant challenges with regard to social, economic, environmental, and cultural plann… Read more

Published June 5th, 2015 in News

Sprawling segregation or compact integration? The challenge of the suburbs

New research from Kirk Brewer and Jill Grant examines patterns in the mix of uses and building unit densities in suburban developments over time. Their findings outline how marke… Read more

Published June 2nd, 2015 in News, Publications

Watch: Ute Lehrer on Waterfront Redevelopment (CTV News)

Professor Ute Lehrer speaks to CTV news about the speed of development in the Port Lands area of Toronto. Watch the video clip here.… Read more

Published June 2nd, 2015 in News

CBC The Current Interview: Ute Lehrer on Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)

MCRI researcher Ute Lehrer speaks to Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC radio’s The Current about the¬†exclusive nature¬†of privately owned publicly-accessible spaces (POPS)… Read more

Published April 17th, 2015 in Dissemination, News