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Now Open: Applications for Admission to Geography & Planning Graduate Programs

The Department of Geography & Planning is now accepting applications for September 2019 admission to graduate programs. Please see the Graduate Geography and Graduate Planning pages for further details. The deadline to apply for all programs is January 21, 2019.

Toward a City Without Barriers: Prof. Ron Buliung describes how his daughter Asha’s life with a wheelchair profoundly changed him – and his research

Justin Murfitt, MSc Geography student, wins the June Scott Teaching Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants

Justin Murfitt (Masters Supervisor: Laura Brown, UTM Geography) has won the June Scott Teaching Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants for his exceptional work as a TA in UTM’s courses in GIS, quantitative methods, and physical geography. The objective of the June Scott Teaching Excellence Awards for Teaching Assistants is to recognize publicly the contributions, which teaching assistants make […]

Alexandra Flynn explains how community councils work – CBC Radio

Alexandra Flynn comments on the legal decision to strike down new legislation related to the size of Toronto’s city council – CTV

Matti Siemiatycki compares John Tory’s and Jennifer Keesmaat’s transit policies – CBC News

Deb Cowen discusses how municipalities are finding new ways to thrive despite manufacturing decline and economic disruption – TVO: The Agenda

(TVO: The Agenda – Part 1) (TVO: The Agenda – Part 2) https://tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/municipal-reinvention

Matti Siemiatycki discusses the potential outcomes of the province taking responsibility for the TTC – Totonto Star

Matti Siemiatycki comments on Sidewalk Labs newly released Quayside development plans – CBC

Alexandra Flynn – How would Ontario’s plan to change Toronto politics work? an Explainer- National Post