Benoit, A. & Townshend, I (2021). Income Polarization and Participation in Community Organizations in Calgary: Summary Report. Toronto: University of Toronto, NCRP Research Paper 246. 52 pages. Download PDF
Pham, S. (2021). Applying Locally Weighted Scatterplot Smoothing to Spatial Time-Series Analyses of Metropolitan Regions. Toronto: University of Toronto, NCRP Research Paper 245. 29 pages. Download PDF
Grant, J., Walks, A., & Ramos, H. (Eds.). (2020). Changing Neighbourhoods: Social and Spatial Polarization in Canadian Cities. Vancouver: UBC Press. 348 pages, 12 Chapters, 26 maps, 20 charts, 21 tables. Chapters 4 to 10: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Hamilton, Halifax, Calgary, Winnipeg. Website Sample Chapter
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Belanger, Y.D., Dekruyf, K.A., Moncrieff A., Kazakoff, T. (2019). The Urban Indigenous Housing Experience of NIMBY-ism in Calgary, Alberta. Final Report prepared for the Aboriginal Standing Committee on Housing and Homelessness, Calgary, Alberta. Download PDF
Grant, J. L., Derksen, J., & Ramos, H. (2019). Regulating marginality: how the media characterises a maligned housing option [Rooming Houses]. International Journal of Housing Policy, 19:2, 192-212. Download Abstract & References
Grant, J. L., Lee, U., Derksen, J., & Ramos, H. (2019). Neighbourhood Change and the Fate of Rooming Houses. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 110(1), 54-69. Download PDF
Grigoryeva, I., & Ley, D. (2019). The price ripple effect in the Vancouver housing market. Urban Geography, 1-23. Download Abstract & References
Hulchanski, J.D. (2019). The Divided Cities and Neighbourhood Change Literature: A Selected Bibliography, Toronto: NCRP Working Paper, last revised 13-Oct-2019. Download PDF
Maclennan, D., Pawson, H., Gibb, K., Chisholm, S., & Hulchanski, D. (2019) Shaping futures: Changing the housing story, Australia, Britain, Canada. Glasgow: Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow, March 2019. 114 pages. Report & Shaping Futures Website
Simone, D., & Walks, A. (2019). Immigration, race, mortgage lending, and the geography of debt in Canada’s global cities. Geoforum 98, 286-299. Download PDF
de Castro Marasco, R. (2018). The Divided City: Income Inequality and Housing Disadvantage in Calgary, MA Thesis, University of Lethbridge (Ivan Townshend, Supervisor). Download PDF
Leloup, X., & Rose, D. (2018). La nouvelle géographie sociale de Montréal : évolution de la distribution socio-spatiale du revenu entre 1980 et 2015 dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal. Montréal: Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Centre Urbanisation Culture Société. Télécharger PDF
Leloup, X. & Rose, D. (2018). The New Social Geography of Montreal: The socio-spatial evolution of income distribution between 1980 and 2015 in the Montreal Metropolitan Area. Montréal: Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Centre Urbanisation Culture Société. Download PDF
Germain, A., Leloup, X., Rose, D., Torres, J., Préfontaine, Ch. et al. (2018). La qualité de vie dans les projets résidentiels de grande densité incluant du logement abordable. Quelques leçons. Montréal, Québec: INRS et Ville de Montréal. Direction de l’habitation. Download PDF
Brail, S., & Kumar, N. (2017). Community leadership and engagement after the mix: The transformation of Toronto’s Regent Park. Urban Studies. First published online January-11-2017. Download PDF
Brail, S., Mizrokhi, K. & Ralston, S. (2017). Examining the transformation of Regent Park, Toronto: Prioritizing hard and soft infrastructure. In Urban Transformations: Geographies of Renewal and Creative Change, edited by N. Wise and J. Clark. New York: Routledge, pp. 177-194.
Mihaela Dinca-Panaitescu, M., Hulchanski, D., Laflèche, M., McDonough, L., Maaranen,R. & Procyk, S. (2017) The opportunity equation in the Greater Toronto Area: An update on neighbourhood income inequality and polarization. Toronto: United Way Toronto and York Region. 43 pages. Download PDF
Gallagher, K., Starkman, R., & Rhoades, R. (2017). Performing counter-narratives and mining creative resilience: using applied theatre to theorize notions of youth resilience. Journal of Youth Studies, 20(2), 216-233.
Germain, A., avec la collaboration de X. Leloup, D. Rose, Ch. Préfontaine-Meunier et Ch. Lippé-Maheu (2017). La mutation d’un quartier: la Cité de l’Acadie. Montréal, Québec : INRS et PRQT. Download PDF
Walks, R. A. (2017). Metropolitanization, Urban Governance, and Place (In) equality in Canadian Metropolitan Areas. In Inequality and Governance in the Metropolis (pp. 79-106). Palgrave Macmillan UK.
Ahmed, I., Araf, M., & Wilson, B. (2016). Private-sector rental housing in greater Toronto: Towards a research agenda. Toronto: Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership & Social Planning Toronto. 26 pages. Click here for the Report & the Blog about it
Carriere, J., Howarth, R. & Paradis, E. (2016). Connecting the power of people to the power of place: How community-based organizations influence neighbourhood collective agency. Toronto: University of Toronto, Neighbourhood Change Research Paper. 52 pages. Download PDF
Carriere, J. (2016). Neighbourhood collective efficacy: A scoping review of existing research. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 239. 42 pages. Download PDF
Gosse, M., Ramos, H., Radice, M., Grant, J.L., Pritchard, P. (2016). “What affects perceptions of neighbourhood change?” The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe Canadien, 60(4), 530-540.
Grant, J. L., & Gregory, W. (2016). Who lives downtown? Neighbourhood change in central Halifax, 1951–2011. International Planning Studies, 21(2), 176-190.
Harris, R. (2016). The historical paradoxes of affordable housing. Alternatives Journal (forthcoming, spring).
Jones, C.E., & Ley, D. (2016). Transit oriented development and gentrification along Metro Vancouver’s low?income SkyTrain corridor. The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe Canadien, (60)1, 9-22.
Leloup, X., Desrochers, F. et Rose, D. (2016). Les travailleurs pauvres dans la RMR de Montréal: profil statistique et distribution spatiale. INRS Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Centraide du Grand Montréal, Montréal. Download PDF
Leloup, X., Desrochers, F. et Rose,D. (2016). Les travailleurs pauvres dans la RMR de Montréal : profil statistique et distribution spatiale. Rapport abrégé. INRS Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Centraide du Grand Montréal, Montréal. Download PDF
Leloup, X., Desrochers, F. & Rose, D. (2016). The Working Poor in the Montréal Region: Statistical Profile and Spatial Distribution. Abridged Report. INRS Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Centraide du Grand Montréal, Montréal. Download PDF
Logan, J., & Murdie, R. (2016). Home in Canada? The settlement experiences of Tibetans in Parkdale, Toronto. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 17(1), 95-113.
Miller, B. (2016). A New Kind of Suburb? Suburban Planning and Development under Calgary’s Sustainability-Focused Municipal Development Plan. Forthcoming.
Townshend, I., Miller, B. & Evans, L. (2016, In press). Socio-Spatial Changes in Neighbourhood Income Characteristics in Calgary: An Exploration of the Three Cities Model. 22 pages.
Townshend, I. & Coppola, F. (2016). Changing Patterns and Segregation of Seniors in Calgary, 1981-2006: Are There Links to the Three Cities Model? Forthcoming.
Townshend, I. & Coppola, F. (2016). Visible Minorities in Calgary’s Neighbourhoods: A Three Cities Perspective on Changing Patterns of Segregation 1981-2006. Forthcoming.
Townshend, I., & Donoghue, D. (2016). A Method for Identifying Typologies of Neighborhood Social Structural Transformation through Space and Time in an Urban System. Forthcoming.
Walks, A. (2016). Homeownership, asset-based welfare and the neighbourhood segregation of wealth. Housing Studies, 31(7), 755-784.
Alan Walks, A., Dinca-Panaitescu, M., & Simone, D. (2016). Income inequality and polarization in the City of Toronto and York Region Part I: Examining levels and trends from spatial and non-spatial perspectives. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper #238. Download PDF Download Powerpoint Presentation
Davies, W.K.D., & Townshend, I.J. (2015). New Urbanisms: From Neo-Traditional Neighbourhoods to New Regionalism. Chapter 2 in Davies, W.K.D (Ed). Theme Cities: Solutions for Urban Problems. Springer, pp. 17-62.
Dinca-Panaitescu, M. & Walks, A. (2015). Income inequality, income polarization, and poverty: How are they different? How are they measured? Toronto: Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership. Download PDF
Distasio, J. & Kaufman, A. (2015). The divided prairie city: Income inequality among Winnipeg’s neighbourhoods, 1970-2010. Winnipeg: Institute of Urban Studies. 110 pages. Download PDF Download Summary
Grant, Jill L. & Gregory, W. (2015). Who lives downtown? Neighbourhood change in central Halifax, 1951 to 2011. International Planning Studies. DOI: 10.1080/13563475.2015.1115340
Harris, R., Dunn, J. & Wakefield, S. (2015). A city on the cusp: Neighbourhood change in Hamilton since 1970. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, Research Paper 236. 33 pages. Download PDF
Hulchanski, J.D. (2015). Unrealized Renewal, Chapter in The Ward: The Life and Loss of Toronto’s First Immigrant Neighbourhood, edited by John Lorinc et al., Toronto: Coach House Press.
Jones, C.E. (2015). Transit-oriented development and gentrification in Metro Vancouver’s low-income SkyTrain corridor. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 237. 41 pages. Download PDF
McLean, H., Rankin, K. & Kamizaki, K. (2015). Inner-Suburban Neighbourhoods, Activist Research, and the Social Space of the Commercial Street, ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 14(4), 1283-1308. Open access.
Prouse, V., Ramos, H., Grant, J. L., & Radice, M. (2014). How and when scale matters: the modifiable areal unit problem and income inequality in Halifax. Canadian Journal of Urban Research, Canadian Planning and Policy Supplement, 23(1), 61-82.
Rankin, K.N., & McLean, H. (2015) Governing the Commercial Streets of the City: New Terrains of Disinvestment and Gentrification in Toronto’s Inner Suburbs, Antipode, 47, 216–239.
Rosen, G., & Walks, A. (2015). Castles in Toronto’s sky: Condo-ism as urban transformation. Journal of Urban Affairs, 37(3), 289-310.
Roth, N., & Grant, J.L. (2015). The story of a commercial street: growth, decline, and gentrification on Gottingen Street in Halifax. Urban History Review 43(2): 38-54.
Stapleton, J. (2015). The working poor in the Toronto region: Mapping working poverty in Canada’s richest city. Toronto: Metcalf Foundation. 40 pages.
Suttor, G. (2015). Rental housing dynamics and lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 235. 50 pages. Download PDF
United Way Toronto. (2015). The opportunity equation: Building opportunity in the face of growing income inequality. Toronto: United Way Toronto. 119 pages. Download PDF
Werner, A., Distasio, J., & McCullough, S. (2015). Living in the red: Exploring Winnipeg’s debt-scape. Winnipeg: Institute for Urban Studies, IUS In-Brief Series. 12 pages.
Ghosh, S. (2014). Everyday lives in vertical neighbourhoods: Exploring Bangladeshi residential spaces in Toronto’s inner suburbs. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 38(6), 2008-2024.
Harris, R. (2014). Why neighbourhoods matter more than ever. Paper prepared for The Urban Forum, University of Chicago, April 24-25, 2014. 27 pages.
Hulchanski, J. D. (2014). Toronto’s mayoral election in four maps. Blog entry published at spacing.ca, 29 October. http://spacing.ca/toronto/2014/10/29/torontos-mayoral-election-four-maps/
Kaufman, A., & Distasio, J. (2014). Winnipeg’s vanishing rooming houses: Change in the West Broadway and Spence neighbourhoods. Winnipeg: Institute for Urban Studies, IUS In-Brief Series. 20 pages. Download PDF
Kaufman, A., & McCracken, M. (2014). Winnipeg must save its rooming houses. Op-ed published in Winnipeg Free Press, 25 April. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/winnipeg-must-save-its-rooming-houses-256652091.html
Murdie, R., Maaranen, R. & Logan, J. (2014). Eight Canadian metropolitan areas: Spatial patterns of neighbourhood change 1981-2006. A typology based on a combined statistical analysis of census tract data. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, Research Paper 234. 85 pages. Download PDF Summary Report Set of Maps
Murdie, R. & Logan, J. (2014). Bibliography and review of neighbourhood typologies with a focus on Canada, the United States, and Australia/New Zealand. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, Research Paper 233. 59 pages. Download PDF
Paradis, E., Wilson, R. & Logan, J. (2014). Nowhere else to go: Inadequate housing and risk of homelessness among families in Toronto’s aging rental buildings. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, Research Paper 231. 47 pages. Download PDF
Procyk, S. (2014). Understanding income inequality in Canada. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, Research Paper 232. 35 pages. Download PDF
Prouse, V., Grant, J., Radice, M., Ramos, H. & Shakotko, P. (2014). Neighbourhood change in Halifax Regional Municipality, 1970-2010: Applying the “Three Cities” model. Halifax: Dalhousie University. 56 pages. Download PDF Powerpoint Presentation
Rankin, K. and H. McLean (2014) Governing the commercial streets of the city: New terrains of disinvestment and gentrification in Toronto’s inner suburbs, Antipode.
Hulchanski, J. D. & Murdie, R. (2013). Canada’s income polarization trend: An international and a four metropolitan area comparison. Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership Policy Brief #4, April 2013. Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance for its study on income inequality in Canada. 10 pages.
Hulchanski, J. D., Murdie, R., Walks, A., & Bourne, L. (2013). Canada’s voluntary census is worthless. Here’s why. Op-ed published in The Globe and Mail, 4 October. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/canadas-voluntary-census-is-worthless-heres-why/article14674558/
Murdie, R., Logan, J., & Maaranen, R. (2013). Eight Canadian metropolitan areas: Who lived where in 2006? Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 229. 50 pages. Download PDF Set of Maps
(Summary) Murdie, R., Logan, J. & Maaranen, R. (2013). Who lived where in 2006? A neighbourhood typology of eight Canadian metropolitan areas. Toronto: Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership. 13 pages. Download Summary PDF
Rankin, K., Kamazaki, K., & McLean, H. (2013). The state of Business on Weston Road: Disinvestment and Gentrification in Toronto’s Inner Suburbs, Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 226.
Rose, D. & Twigge-Molecey, A. (2013). A city-region growing apart? Taking stock of income disparity in Greater Montréal, 1970-2005. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 222. 58 pages. (Also available in French as Research Paper 222f). Download English PDF Download French PDF
(Summary) Rose, D. & Twigge-Molecey, A. (2013). Une métropole à trois vitesses? Bilan sur les écarts de revenu dans le Grand Montréal, 1970-2005. Montréal: Centre – Urbanisation Culture Société, Université INRS. 8 pages.
Rose, D., Germain, A., Bacqué, M., Bridge, G., Fijalkow, Y., & Slater, T. (2013). ‘Social mix’ and neighbourhood revitalization in a transatlantic perspective: Comparing local policy discourses and expectations in Paris (France), Bristol (UK) and Montréal (Canada). International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 37(2), 430-450.
Twigge-Molecey, A. (2013). The spatial patterning of wealth and poverty in the Montréal region, 1971-2006: A literature review. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 230. 53 pages. Download PDF
Walks, A. (2013). Income inequality and polarization in Canada’s cities: An examination and new form of measurement. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 227. 124 pages. Download PDF
Walks, A. (2013). Canada growing unequal: The evidence and the need for labour market and tax reform. Brief submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance for its study on income inequality in Canada, 5 April. 5 pages.
Black, J. (2012). The financing and economics of affordable housing development: Incentives and disincentives to private-sector participation. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 224. 50 pages. Download PDF Research Bulletin Summary
Ley, D. & Lynch, N. (2012). Divisions and disparities in Lotus-land: Socio-spatial income polarization in Greater Vancouver, 1970-2005. Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Paper 223. 38 pages. Download PDF
Murdie, R. (2012). In a state of good repair? The City of Toronto’s public housing. Toronto: Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, University of Toronto, NCRP Policy Brief #1. 12 pages.
Walks, A. (2012). Anything but scattered: The proposed sale of Toronto Community Housing’s standalone scattered-site housing and implications for building an inclusive Toronto. Toronto: Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, University of Toronto, NCRP Policy Brief #2. 9 pages.
Walks, A. (2012). Canada’s new federal mortgage regulations: Warranted and fair? Toronto: Cities Centre, University of Toronto, and NCRP, Research Bulletin 46. 15 pages.
Mazer, K. M., & Rankin, K. N. (2011). The social space of gentrification: the politics of neighbourhood accessibility in Toronto’s Downtown West. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 29(5), 822-839.
Murdie, R., & Ghosh, S. (2010). Does spatial concentration always mean a lack of integration? Exploring ethnic concentration and integration in Toronto. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 36(2), 293-311.
Murdie, R., & Teixeira, C. (2011). The impact of gentrification on ethnic neighbourhoods in Toronto: A case study of little Portugal. Urban Studies, 48(1), 61-83.
Rankin, K. N., & Delaney, J. (2011). Community BIAs as practices of assemblage: Contingent politics in the neoliberal city. Environment and Planning A, 43(6), 1363-1380.
Walks, R. A., & Maaranen, R. (2008). Gentrification, social mix, and social polarization: Testing the linkages in large Canadian cities. Urban Geography, 29(4), 293-326. Download PDF