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Community Distress Towards a National Measure
(Policy Research and Coordination Directorate, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2008-01)
This report developed and tested a proposed Canadian Distress Index (CDI) model capable of exploring distress across and within Canadian cities. The proposed index is discussed in terms of its ability to inform policy ...
Enhancing Cultural Capital: The Arts and Community Development in Winnipeg
This research highlights the contribution that community-based arts organizations are making in Winnipeg ‘s inner city. The project reveals that there is not only a wealth of artistic and cultural resources in the inner ...
Housing Distress in Winnipeg: Implications for Policy Programs and Services
This is the Final Report of the research project “Structural Causes of Housing Distress in Winnipeg: Implications for Policy Programs and Services” undertaken by the Institute of Urban Studies on behalf of the National ...
Student Housing Overview: Assessing Issues and Potential Options
This report sets out for the administration of the University of Winnipeg some of the contexts, considerations and principles necessary when undertaking any future housing-oriented development. The report provides ...
Sustainable Churchill Discussion Paper
This Discussion Paper introduces the Sustainable Churchill initiative between the Town of Churchill and the University of Winnipeg. It provides an overview of major concepts, including what is meant by community sustainability, ...
Portage la Prairie Social Planning Initiative: Phase One Report
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2009-08-01)
The Institute of Urban Studies (IUS), in partnership with the Portage Community Network (PCN), undertook a public engagement process to produce a social planning framework for the city of Portage la Prairie. This report ...
Steinbach Public Transportation Study
This document constitutes the final report for the Steinbach Transportation Project Steering Committee (STPSC). This report includes a demographic profile of Steinbach; a literature review dealing with many of the relevant ...
Defensive dispersal and the nuclear imperative in postwar planning: a study in the sociology of knowledge
(University of Winnipeg, 2001-05-01)
In the aftermath of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the final days of World War II, an urban planning concept known as 'defensive dispersal' came to be advocated by city planners, architects, atomic ...
Revisiting cold war ideology in the secure city: towards a political economy of urbicide
(Theory & Event, 2007-01-01)
Article considers the ideological foundations of contemporary urban securitization following the 9/11 attacks in terms of similar discourse in the early atomic age.
Neighbourhoods Alive!: Community Outcomes Final Report
The following evaluation of the Neighbourhoods Alive! strategy was undertaken in 2005. Neighbourhood outcomes—or present conditions in Neighbourhoods Alive! neighbourhoods as expressed in both quantitative and qualitative ...