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Students publish Public Life Study on Poblenou Neighbourhood, Barcelona

 

Public life in Barcelona is vibrant, colourful, and diverse. Yet it is also contested, and many residents perceive that public spaces are under threat from the growing tourism economy, gentrification...

Affordability crisis reaches Vancouver suburbs increasing homelessness threat: Report

The Globe and Mail reported on a joint study between UBC and the Union Gospel Mission that examines the growing threat of homelessness in Vancouver...

B.C. tourism operators fear damage to industry after two summers of smoke and wildfire

SCARP PhD student Jeremy Stone was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about the effect of wildfires on the tourism industry. Stone, who has...

Vancouver neighbourhood back on the rails

The Globe and Mail ran a story about Railtown, an area of Vancouver that appears to be undergoing a redevelopment boom. However, the efforts to make Railtown a design and tech hub are “too...

Dr. Leonie Sandercock, director of SCARP's Indigenous Community Planning program, received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant to finance the development of the story and the screenplay for the first feature length film done entirely in the Haida language. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on September 8, 2018 and will be screened at the Vancouver Film...

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