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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…

Climate Blog: CCAF launches new map tool – Climate language in Ontario municipalities’ Official Plans and zoning bylaws

(12 November 2020) By Katie Pfaff. The Windsor Law Cities and Climate Action Forum (CCAF) is pleased to announce the…

CCAF Climate language municipality mapping tool: Official plans, zoning by-laws and climate emergency declarations

This mapping tool allows municipalities, researchers, and other community organizers to see at a glance which Ontario municipalities have included…

Contextualizing Anti-Blackness in the City

(4 November 2020) By Princess Doe. The introduction of Black bodies in public spaces was on the auction block. The…

Climate Blog: It’s Official – Canada Announces Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastic Items in 2021. But What Does This Mean for Municipalities?

(30 October 2020) By Klaudia Grabkowska. At a news conference in Gatineau, Quebec held on October 7th, 2020, Canada officially…

Associate Dean Beverly Jacobs comments on 1492 Land Back Lane

Windsor Law Associate Dean and Centre for Cities affiliate Prof Beverly Jacobs was quoted in the Toronto Star on 23…

Prof. Jasminka Kalajdzic comments on take-out customer’s refusal to wear a mask

(14 October 2020) Windsor Law Centre for Cities faculty affiliate Prof. Jasminka Kalajdzic speaks to AM800 about the merits of…

The Lawyer’s Daily: Windsor Law Centre for Cities report examines impact of pandemic on municipal governance

(13 October 2020) The Lawyer's Daily reports on the centre’s first report, States of Emergency: Decision-Making and Participatory Governance in Canadian…