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New Publications by MCRI Researchers

Moos, M., Mendez, P., McGuire, L., Wyly, E., Kramer, A., Walter-Joseph, R., Williamson, M. (2015) "More Continuity than Change? Re-evaluating the Contemporary Socio-economic and Housing Characteristics of Suburbs." Canadian Journal of Urban Research. Vol. 24, No. 2 Abstract: Suburbs that developed in metropolitan Canada post-World War II have historically been depicted as homogeneous landscapes […]

Call for Papers: Revisiting suburbia/ Revisiter les espaces périurbaines

February 17-19, 2017, Grainau, Germany 38th Annual Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries Canada, over the last several decades, has become not only a highly urbanized country but, in fact, “an overwhelmingly suburban nation” (Bourne 1991: 25, emphasis added). There is little doubt that Canada’s urban experience in the early part […]

New Publications by MCRI Researchers

Per Gunnar Roe. (2015). "The Construction of a Suburb: Ideology, Architecture and Everyday Culture in Skjettenbyen." Built Environment. Vol. 41, N0. 4, 538-549 Abstract: Countering both sprawling suburbia and suburban high-rise estates, planners and architects in the early 1970s developed other ways of making more human friendly, denser and participatory dwelling areas outside cities. Skjettenbyen […]

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 — one year Band Level / Rate of Pay: $19.87/hour Hours of Work: 23 hours per week (schedule to be determined once hired), 4 days per week Reports to: Anna Gordon, HR Business […]

Symposium on Student Transportation

Please join us for a SYMPOSIUM ON STUDENT TRANSPORTATION Monday, September 21, 2015 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Registration at 3:30 p.m. Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West Getting here is standing in the way of being here. Together we can fix this. Join us on September 21st for an interactive symposium […]