Four Great Ideas from the 2019 Urban Policy Lab Case Competition

By Breanne Bateman The Urban Policy Lab Case Competition is an annual student-led initiative, organized by the Lab’s Graduate Fellows, that focuses on tackling municipal and urban policy problems. This year marks the fifth edition of the event formerly known as the Municipal Policy Action Case Competition, which offers students at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy the […]

MPACC 2018: Affordable Rental Housing in the City of Toronto

Ian T. D. Thomson and Lina Pulido On January 19, graduate students from the School of Public Policy & Governance (SPPG) and the Department of Geography and Planning took part in the 2018 Municipal Policy Action Case Competition (MPACC) at the University of Toronto. MPACC is an annual student-led case competition geared towards tackling problems […]

The New Grands Projets: Community-Building and Green Infrastructure

The ‘Public Policy and Governance Review Abroad’, or PPGR Abroad, is a new initiative for 2014. Undertaken in collaborative with exchange students from the Master of Public Policy program at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, it will featured policy insights and analyses direct from Berlin and Paris. Sarah Wilson Place de […]

Seen and Heard: The YouthfulCities Canadian Launch

Laura Haché   “Youth are here to move around ideas, our elders are here to mentor us” -Che Kothari, Executive Director of Manifesto On January 22, young social entrepreneurs and community leaders battled the polar vortex to congregate at the Great Hall for the official launch of the YouthfulCities Index.  The YouthfulCities Index is a […]

Seen and Heard: Beth Savan on Urban Cyclists

Lindsay Handren A popular fixture in the University of Toronto’s School of the Environment, Research Director and Senior Lecturer Beth Savan was warmly introduced by staff and former students alike this past Thursday at her seminar on urban cycling. Prior to presenting, Savan was recognized by Delta Management Group as one of Canada’s 2014 Clean50 […]