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City Planning as Ideology and Practice: Ten Speeches by Dr.Earl A. Levin
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2011-01-01)
For more than three decades, Dr. Earl A. Levin delivered extraordinarily eloquent speeches concerning Canadian cities and city planning. Earl Levin was wont to speak on an impressively wide range of topics, at great ...
At Home in Winnipeg: Localizing Housing First as a Culturally Responsive Approach to Understanding and Addressing Urban Indigenous Homelessness
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2018-08)
At Home/Chez Soi Winnipeg Site: Later Implementation Evaluation Report
This report is the second documenting the implementation of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s At Home/Chez Soi project in Winnipeg, covering the late 2010 to late 2011 period. It reports on the changes in program ...
City of God and Elite Squad: From Fatalistic Violence to Agency
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2014-09-19)
Brazilian favelas (slums)have become cityscapes of exclusion, with their precarious housing on unpaved pathways, overcrowded places stigmatized as shelter for the urban poor and for criminals. This paper analyzes how ...
Housing and Affordability: A snapshot of the Challenges and Successes for Winnipeg's African Community
The purpose of this study was to examine the housing experiences and related challenges of settlement of African immigrants and refugees located in Winnipeg. This included immigrant and refugee perceptions of housing, the ...
Holding On!: Supporting Successful Tenancies for the Hard to House
The following report assembles a preliminary examination of eviction prevention approaches used across Canada (also known as housing retention practices). The particular focus was to better understanding how persons ...
The Divided Prairie City: Income Inequality Among Winnipeg's Neighbourhoods, 1970-2010
This book brings twelve experts on Winnipeg to talk about the people, places, and spaces, impacted by a growing gap between rich and poor neighbourhoods. We add a geographic perspective to the recent conversations about ...
Confronting the Illusion: Developing a Method to Identify Food Mirages and Food Deserts in Winnipeg
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2016-06)
This In-Brief develops a new method to identify both food deserts and food mirages to broaden the understanding of barriers individuals face in accessing food. We find that while food deserts exist in Winnipeg, food mirages ...
How Well Are Poor People Served by Canadian Banks? Testing Consumer Treatment Using Mystery Shopping
This study reports on results from a mystery shopping method that was designed to see how lowincome people were treated by banks in a simple shopping event. Banks that were shopped include mainstream and fringe banks. ...