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Development Plan, St. Patrick's Alexandra School Site
To achieve my goal to illustrate the community’s vision and in order to propose a set of criteria for a community-oriented development to the City of Halifax for any development agreement for St. Patrick’s Alexandra site, ...
Planning for Solar Energy in Halifax Neighbourhoods
Solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant energy resource that does not contribute to global warming (Zaidi, 2009, p. 3). Halifax has good resources of solar energy and high energy demand (Natural Resources Canada, ...
Assessing Sustainable Building Technologies from a First Nations Perspective: The Community Plan as an Analysis Framework
This report addresses knowledge gaps in First Nations housing development by illustrating how community plans can be used to examine sustainable building technologies (SBTs), suggesting that community plans can provide an ...
Waste Disposal Facility Siting in Nova Scotia: Opportunities to Increase Procedural Equity
The inequitable distribution of undesirable and potentially hazardous land uses is an issue across North America. In Nova Scotia no legislation requires equity to be considered during the waste disposal facility site ...
Leadership, Coordination, and Power in Three Public Administrations: Halifax, Edmonton, and Vancouver
Coordinating transportation and land use planning is a growing challenge, especially as planning documents proliferate. Good leadership could effectively address the problem; however, the context can disempower leaders and ...