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The intersectional city

Applying an intersectional lens to multi-layered challenges in urban settings can lead the way to greater empowerment of community members in cities.

#Blocksidewalk, the last progressive NIMBY effort?

#Blocksidewalk was a grassroots campaign that shut down Google's attempt to turn Toronto into a surveillance-driven "smart city"

Regina’s road rage

The city's infrastructure is dominated by the automobile

Watch Your Step, Buster!

Guess who first normalized pedestrian shaming

Taking back our cities

We can shape the future of urban life

Cities are central to resolving the challenges of our time

Cities have long been seen as engines that drive prosperity but a new fiscal arrangement is needed that allows them to tackle the serious issues of our time.

Canadian policy innovations

Some cities are making small changes to create more accessible spaces

Cities are central to capitalism—and could be central to its undoing

Capitalism and urbanization are deeply tied to one another—but what might a liberated city look like?

Cities could be the engines for addressing crises—if we push them

It is time for more cities to bring forward policies and practices for economic, social and climate justice as their primary goal

A well-being economy in practice: spotlight on Wales and Nanaimo

Economies that focus on people aren't just a pipe dream—there are real-world examples to learn from

Envisioning a well-being economy: inspiration and hard questions

Another world is possible—let's imagine what it looks like

Insights into a well-being economy

How could we reorganize Alberta's economy to serve the needs to the people and the land?

The role of financial institutions

What would an economy organized around well-being look like—and what type of financial institutions would it support?

On hope and seeking common cause in 2024

We can’t make systemic changes without looking at the system.

Healthy public policy requires working within and beyond the health care system

Population health metrics are about more than just health care—they're about the society we live in.

Hennessy’s Index: GDP vs. Well-being

More and more Canadians support governments prioritizing social metrics rather than just economic ones