Montreal Urban Agglomeration Land Use and Development Plan (Draft – September 2014)

The Regional Plan sets guidelines for the agglomeration’s physical organization accompanied by a regional vision of its development. It helps guide development choices and decisions for all the agglomeration’s municipalities. The Plan is built on the concept of sustainable development aimed at improving everyone’s life quality, in line with three primary objectives: Promoting an excellent […]

Round Table on the surplus hospital sites of Montréal

On February 13th, the second round table of the Montreal Institute for Alternative Policy (IPAM) was held on the surplus hospital sites in Montreal. This meeting brought together 45 participants from politics, academic and civil society was rich in ideas and proposals. We are pleased to send you today the presentation document and the summary […]

The Right to Housing and the Right to the City: An Analysis from the Front Lines

Event location : Concordia University, Hall Building.

16th National Metropolis Conference Partnering for Success: Facilitating Integration and Inclusion

The National Metropolis Conference is an annual forum for researchers, policy makers, representatives from community and settlement organizations to get together to share and exchange knowledge and experience in the field of immigration and settlement. The 16th National Metropolis Conference will be held on March 12th-15th, 2014 at the Hilton Lac-Lemay, in Gatineau, Quebec. The 2014 […]

Creative Industries : Catalysts of Growth and Exposure for the Metropolis

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal released the results of its study The creative industries: catalysts of wealth and influence for Metropolitan Montréal. The study shows that these industries generated economic benefits of $8.6 billion and provided the city with 91,500 direct jobs in 2012. “Over and over, we have witnessed the genius of our creators, and […]

Blanche-Lemco-Van-Ginkel Prize : Two Nominations at IPAM

The Ordre des urbanistes du Québec announced the names of the 30 laureates of the Blanche-Lemco-Van-Ginkel Prize during its 50th anniversary gala which took place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, last 23rd or October. The Blanche-Lemco-Van-Ginkel Prize is awarded to non-urban planners of from all walks of society (citizens, elected officials, managers, promoters, professionnals, […]