Tag Archives: policy

Strategy to Implementation: Getting From Here to There

One of the most challenging aspects of strategic planning (public or private) is implementing the plan – realizing the vision, goals and objectives set-out in the plan. There are numerous private sector studies that show a feeble relationship between strategy … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Jack

I never voted for him, and I didn’t agree with all of his ideas, yet I truly respected him. I heard the news while I was at a Newmarket mall. The message flashed before me; Jack  Layton’s picture overhead. Some … Continue reading

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Mileage Metres: Coming Soon?

I recently read this article in The New York Times regarding tracking miles that drivers travel, and taxing them accordingly. I recall having discussions on this same topic in a sustainability course during my fifth year of university. We had debates on … Continue reading

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How Environmental Justice Influenced Current Public Consultation Processes

This is part one of a three part series on the evolution of public consultation, written by Environmental Planner, Danya Al-Haydari. Environmental justice is defined as “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, sex, … Continue reading

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