Climate Blog Series: Steps to Effective and Inclusive Municipal Public Engagement

This post is the first of five in a new series “Steps to Public Engagement”, written by Windsor Law Cities…

Climate Blog: Windsor-Essex Local Institutions Talk Climate Action Planning

(20 April 2021) by Mikal Daniel. Local public institutions such as universities, colleges, health-care institutions and schools that play a…

Leilani Farha and THE SHIFT: Adequate Housing, Advocacy and Human Dignity

(13 April 2021) by Flavia Zaka. In the midst of a lockdown, with our lives largely constricted within our domestic…

Climate Blog: Making Windsor Bike-Friendly – Climate, Health, and Economic Benefits of Increasing Cycling Infrastructure

(March 30, 2021) By Klaudia Grabkowska. The presence of expansive cycling infrastructure in a city can significantly contribute to its…

Climate Blog: The City of Windsor’s Residential Deep Energy Efficiency Retrofit (R-DEER) Program: A Model for Municipal Retrofit Programs?

(22 February 2021) By Mallory Allan. When buildings use energy, that energy can produce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). These emissions…

Centring Environmental Racism in Climate Work: the Windsor example

(21 February 2021) By Princess Doe. Your postal code determines your health. This was a key takeaway from Dr. Ingrid…

Climate Blog: Fighting environmental racism – a conversation with Dr. Ingrid Waldron

(2 February 2021) By Narmada Gunawardana & Valerie Tan. Dr. Ingrid Waldron is a sociologist, Associate Professor in the Faculty…

Climate Blog: Resilient cities and private-public partnerships in the fight against climate change

(26 January 2021) By Narmada Gunawardana. The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships held its 28th annual National Conference on Public-Private…

Instructor Profile: Thomas Timmins (Infrastructure Law and Project Finance)

(12 January 2021) By Flavia Zaka. Thomas Timmins, head of Gowling WLG Canada’s Energy Sector Group, teaches the seminar on…

Climate Blog: Ranked ballots provide opportunity for greater representation and climate change priority by city councils

(14 December 2020) By Valerie Tan. It came as a shock to Ontario municipalities in late October when a provincial…

CBC WINDSOR: Anneke Smit on Windsor Begley school outbreak and closure

(28 November 2020) Windsor Law Centre for Cities Director, Dr. Anneke Smit, speaks with CBC Windsor's Jennifer La Grassa about…

Climate Blog: Urban Sprawl – how can we grow sustainably?

(19 November 2020) By Gurv Parmar. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines urban sprawl as “the spreading of urban developments (such as…