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Why fake vintage buildings are a blow to architecture, historic neighborhoods and the character of a city

Tazmine Loomas writes about the damage done to cities and citizens by fake vintage buildings, and why communities should be concerned with the presence of More...

A Toronto-Edinburgh exchange on culture and economic development

In February 2013, Millier Dickinson Blais collaborated with InclusionUS to organize a study visit from the City of Edinburgh to learn about Toronto’s approach to culture-led economic More...

TweetFolk movement good for community’s future

All the talk of Norfolk County this spring has been the phenomenon called “Tweet Folk Tours”, a gathering of local residents, business people and others More...

Arts organizations attract many diverse Canadians

Recent research conducted by Hill Strategies Research offers interesting insights into participation by a range of different categories of arts participants in specific arts activities. There is More...

The Higher ED Blog: How to Market Your City? Build Relationships – Part Two

Boston World Partnerships (BWP) was a marketing agency set up as a private-public partnership funded by the City of Boston and Proctor and Gamble (the More...

Review: Screw Business as Usual

It’s not often we review books here that start off like a tabloid cover story, complete with Kate Winslet heroically rescuing an elderly woman from a More...

Every independent musician is a startup, so start acting like one

Maggie Hollander at The Huffington Post makes an interesting argument in this article that the tech landscape and formal music business have more in common than you’d More...

Citizen placemaking project rethinks public space in Cologne

Christian Fahl at the Sustainable Cities Collective shares a rather inspiring story about how a group of residents stepped up to deal with a number of challenges More...