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This report presents a general picture of shelter usage patterns, communication methods, and internet access among people that use emergency shelters in Waterloo Region. It is the result of a survey intended to gauge interest in a real-time shelter information system called Find A Bed.
I develop a framework for effective public participation based on established research, and use it to evaluate the consultation practices of the Toronto Service Review, a survey conducted in summer 2011.
I critically examine the intent and purpose of the minimum radial separation zoning by-law, evaluate its usefulness in achieving the City’s goals, and propose alternative regulatory measures.
I explore strategies to soften the blow of anticipated gentrification near a proposed rapid transit line, where housing is currently generally affordable.