Dr. Mike Carr passes at 73

Dr. Mike Carr, lover of life, dedicated community activist, academic and teacher, treasured member of families and communities near and far, happy husband and grandpa, passed away amongst his Cuban family on January 15th 2015, in Havana Cuba.

Mike was born in Toronto on the equinox, March 21st 1942. He grew up in a family that supported the aspirations of working people and minorities. 

Murray McKenzie, M.A.P '14, SCARP

“SCARP maintains a consistent critical edge in thinking about cities. The school may be best known for its leadership in ecological sustainability planning, but the contributions its faculty and students make to scholarship on social justice, urban political economy, and postcolonial urbanism, among many other things, are also outstanding.”
-Murray McKenzie, Class of 2014


The School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) continues to mourn the 215 children found in the mass grave at the Kamloops Residential School.

SCARP honours the collective strength of Tk’emlups te Secwepemc for leading - and spending their own resources on - the recovery efforts. We offer our condolences to all survivors of the Indian residential school system and their families. While this news is shocking, it is not surprising. Residential school survivors, families, and community leaders have known the reality that far more Indigenous students died in these schools than has been documented.  As several Indigenous leaders and experts have said, including former senator Murray Sinclair, Canadians should be prepared for more discoveries like Kamloops.

SCARP recognizes the role of professional planning in perpetuating acts of settler colonialism that continue to...

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