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!
Kelowna’s CPTED Cohort
My first introduction to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) occurred back in 2004 as a member of South Australia Police. As a general duty member, I was expected to use basic CPTED … [Read more...] about Kelowna’s CPTED Cohort
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
Building a Preventative Wellness Festival to Celebrate Mental Health
What began as a policy paper has been curated into a Saturday, as we fill a neighbourhood with our micro-events. Calgary Bliss Mind/Art Adventures have been designed to evolve into a travelling annual … [Read more...] about Building a Preventative Wellness Festival to Celebrate Mental Health
Art in the City
It seems a little strange that after a very long haul through the pandemic that we might actually be returning to some kind of normal this summer. We've been cooped up for over a year, and various … [Read more...] about Art in the City
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
NEWS RELEASE | COMMUNITY SAFETY PRACTITIONER IN RESIDENCE
Victoria, BC Rethink Urban is proud to be working with the Anglican Church of St. John the Divine for a six-month Full Spectrum Community Safety Practitioner in Residence initiative. This initiative … [Read more...] about NEWS RELEASE | COMMUNITY SAFETY PRACTITIONER IN RESIDENCE