Northern cities: visibly unsustainable

Winter shows us something. There is much talk, in recent years, about the sustainability of our society, our lifestyles, our cities. This has been a long, cold, snowy winter for much of North … [Read more...]

Cities face new multicultural challenges

As the world's cities become increasingly multicultural, one wonders how smoothly - or not - they will deal with diversity. At the recent Pathways 2 Sustainability 2011 conference, there was much … [Read more...]

Are Canada’s cities sustainable?

This week, I'm covering the Sustainable Communities Conference 2011 for The Urban Times. The conference gathers municipal leaders, planners and others to share ideas and examples of sustainability in … [Read more...]