Why does NIMBY still look blurry? I try to keep an open mind and heart when it comes to NIMBY issues. But some days I struggle. For instance, I love the far off sound of a train whistle. That sound … [Read more...] about Why does NIMBY still look blurry?
This story is a creative output of an Applied Research Project submitted to Cape Breton University, the final requirement of a Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development and … [Read more...] about Ten Voices: An Innovation Story of Downtown Victoria
Soren brings a 30-year career perspective and design thinking to the public engagement process at Rethink Urban. He offers strategic communication design for local government, non-profit agencies and … [Read more...] about Welcome Soren Henrich – Communication Professional
Last December I wrote about the Salvation Army Mega-Shelter that was approved by the City of Ottawa, it continues to be of interest. I had been lecturing there at the time and decided to attend the … [Read more...] about More on CPTED & Planning Decisions in Cities
Our team is excited to announce our commitment to the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA) this year. It will all begin on May 8th as we offer a Pre-conference workshop on Crime … [Read more...] about CPTED For Rural Alberta
Meet the Dance Company that choreographed their performance last summer utilizing the 2015 Art Alley Mural located in downtown Red Deer, Alberta. It was a contemporary dance performance called "Death … [Read more...] about Dance the Night Away
Art Alley 2017 demonstrates the power and wisdom that indigenous art and teachings have towards lifting the collective spirit towards co-creating a culture of reconciliation, healing, opportunity and … [Read more...] about Art Alley – Another Great Year
I recently traveled to Ottawa to lecture at the 2017 RPIC Real Property National Workshop. My presentation was similar to one I will do for my own community in Victoria, BC this coming March. It was … [Read more...] about A Capital Lesson on Collaboration
This question remains a global one and a focal point for all cities and all levels of government, and reaches the deepest roots of our neighbourhoods. It seems to drive many conversations among … [Read more...] about What Makes our Communities Safe?
Christine has become a great friend and colleague since working with her in Red Deer, Alberta. It all got started in the downtown alleyways of that growing central Alberta city I called home from 2003 … [Read more...] about Artist Christine Karron