School of Urban Planning

Meet our new Interim Director, Nik Luka!

Published: 1Dec2020

We are pleased to welcome Professor Nik Luka as Interim Director for the 2020–2021 school year. As an Associate Professor in the School of Urban Planning and the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of...

Airbnb is removing rental housing in Canadian cities and rural areas

Published: 20Jun2019

The American online marketplace Airbnb has likely removed approximately 31,100 units from Canada’s long-term rental markets. This could make it difficult for Canadian cities and provinces to...

Large commercial operators a growing concern in the Airbnb market, study says

Published: 8Aug2017

And contrary to the Airbnb narrative that the online booking service is about regular people sharing their homes to help pay the mortgage, there has been disproportionately large growth of full...

Expert: OECD report on Montreal’s employment and innovation

Published: 29Mar2017

The OECD has released a report titled "City of Talent Montreal: An Action Plan for Boosting Employment, Innovation and Skills": “Montreal has huge potential to become one of the most dynamic cities...

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