Guest Feature by Tom McKay, CPTED Canada President and ISCPP Past President While I’m familiar with the saying “put it out in the universe”, I can’t say that I previously had the experience … [Read more...] about Risk Terrain Modeling – The Universe Just Answered Back!
Diving Deep Into the Abyss of our Built Environments
Living on the West Coast has certainly been an adventure, alluring in so many ways. It's hard to imagine after growing up in Calgary, Alberta and spending many years in Central Alberta that I would … [Read more...] about Diving Deep Into the Abyss of our Built Environments
A National Shift Towards Improving our Built Environment
There has been a lot of buzz over the last few years about how we can improve community safety and well-being without always being so dependent on our police services, and other levels of government. … [Read more...] about A National Shift Towards Improving our Built Environment
A Community Success Story
The Knottwood Community League was formed on Mar. 14, 1977, at a meeting in Satoo Elementary School, where the residents resolved to provide programs and a community hall for the three neighbourhoods … [Read more...] about A Community Success Story
Architecture and crime, what is the relationship?
The contribution of architecture must go through a critical analysis of the urban layout where the buildings are located and point out the responsibility of the architect and urban planner in the act … [Read more...] about Architecture and crime, what is the relationship?
We need new ways to deal with rising crime rates
It's been an interesting start to what seems will be another challenging year for all of us. However, it's not without some good news stories that are underway or taking shape. It's a refreshing … [Read more...] about We need new ways to deal with rising crime rates
The Power of the Arts
Don't you feel it growing day by day? People getting ready for the news. Some are happy, some are sad ... oh ... we got to let the music play. What the people need is a way to make em' smile. It … [Read more...] about The Power of the Arts
Communities should embrace crime prevention through environmental design
It seems that there is no shortage of challenges facing communities these days, including the pandemic and opioid crisis, homelessness, and a rise in certain types of crime. In 1999 I was introduced … [Read more...] about Communities should embrace crime prevention through environmental design
Creating Healthy and Safe Communities Event
Fall is looking bright and with it comes new opportunities to collaborate with others and make a difference in our communities. Earlier this year I had the privilege of getting involved with the … [Read more...] about Creating Healthy and Safe Communities Event
A New Path Forward – Full Spectrum CPTED
Our Victoria-based company is dedicated to improving safety, well-being and quality of life in communities. It's always a pleasure sharing our expertise beyond British Columbia. It's all about … [Read more...] about A New Path Forward – Full Spectrum CPTED