SEDTalk Grad Kick Off Information Session

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 17:30to19:30

Date: October 11 2023 | Time: 5:30 pm | Location: McGill Engine /tisedCategory: Engineering - Faculty Council Sustainability Research

Expert: Montrealers 65 and up can ride public transit for free starting in July

Published: 27 June 2023

Public transit in Montreal will soon be free for people age 65 and over. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday. The measure is expected to be included in the...

Walking Tour | Exploring the Champ des Possibles and its Milieu

Sunday, May 8, 2022 16:30to18:30

As part of the 14th edition of the Montréal Urban Ecology Centre’s Jane’s Walk, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montréal (C77 Bernard Street East, Montréal, QC, H2T 1E7, CA/centre...

Expert: Affordable housing crisis in Quebec

Published: 3 May 2021

Premier François Legault says he recognizes there is a shortage of affordable housing in Quebec but says his comments that a person can rent an apartment in Montreal for between $500-$600 a month...

Webinar | The Northern City in Times of Pandemic

Friday, February 26, 2021 13:30to15:00

How do you deal with a pandemic in deep winter in urban contexts? Given that the virus calls for everyone's adaptability, how are northern cities accounting for vulnerable populations in their...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink 'grand bargain' of dense city living

Published: 11 May 2020

The current pandemic will change cities, experts predict, the way infectious disease outbreaks influenced the development of urban centres in decades past. McGill University urban planning...

Cities and Psychosis - 1 credit course open to graduate students

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 14:30toMonday, April 8, 2019 17:00

How do the millions of people you never meet in the city put you at greater risk of psychosis? And does the built environment shape the social structure of the city in ways that impinge on illness...

The high cost of short-term rentals in New York City

Published: 30 January 2018

A new report from McGill Urban Planning professor David Wachsmuth and his team provides an analysis of Airbnb activity in New York City and the surrounding region in the last three years (September...


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