Planning

The Windsor Law Centre for Cities welcomes Michigan sustainable planning expert Jim Tischler as first Visiting Fellow

Our location on the Canada/US border affords the Windsor Law Centre for Cities the opportunity to support cross-border dialogue, partnerships,…

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: Municipalities can help mitigate climate change by prioritizing wooden structures

(13 April 2020) By Peter Dalglish (Windsor Law 3L student, Cities and Climate Action Forum member). For many, the thought…

The front desk in the lobby of the new City Hall building is shown, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Blog: Climate mitigation and resiliency through municipal infrastructure projects

(3 April 2020) By Luigi Iantosca (Windsor Law 3L student, Cities and Climate Action Forum member). When one thinks of…

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‘Giving a Voice to the Voiceless’: How municipalities can better facilitate neighbourhood revitalization

Research paper by Aadil Nathani (December 2019) for upper-year Windsor Law Municipal Law course. This paper will define gentrification, then…

WINDSOR STAR: Cities & Climate Action co-lead Smit on drive-thrus in climate emergency

A climate emergency — and a drive-thru for 27 cars: Windsor Star reports on municipal control over the establishment of…

CBC WINDSOR: Chris Waters interviewed on Windsor bike share potential

"If cycling's sustainable as a method of active transportation anywhere in Canada, it is here because it's relatively flat [and]…

Public Interest, Private Property by Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante

Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante, eds.: Public Interest, Private Property: Law and Planning Policy in Canada

At a time when pollution, urban sprawl, and condo booms are leading municipal governments to adopt prescriptive laws and regulations,…