Entries by Hassan Arif from 09/2012

When Building Neighbourhoods, Don't Forget the Poor

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Impact

Sustainable urban planning, with walkable streets and neighbourhoods, with architecturally pleasing buildings that prioritize liveability, should not be the property of only the wealthy and the middle class. Overall, having liveable neighbourhoods and buildings for people of all incomes serves as a source of pride for the city as a whole.

Why Politics Must Be Cross-Generational

| Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Politics

This need for an inter-generational politics is especially relevant in the context of an interesting debate that has been playing out in the Globe and Mail on the topic of youth engagement in politics. It is great to see this debate in a major Canadian newspaper and especially with youth themselves as the protagonists.