Cycling while female

After some media in the MUN Gazette and on CBC related to BikeMaps.org I received this email from a female cyclist in St. John’s. I asked if I could anonymously share her message. Harassment and sexual harassment of female cyclists must be addressed in St....

Shifting the Obesity Discussion

Last November a report from the McKinsey Global Institute estimated the global economic impact of obesity to be $2 trillion, which is on par with the impacts of smoking and armed conflicts (1). This report emphasizes that a problem of this scale requires a systemic...

Income Inequality and Urban Trees in Saskatoon

A few years ago, Tim De Chant of Per Square Mile wrote about the relationship between income inequality and tree cover in cities (1), citing a 2012 study which found that demand for forest cover increased and decreased with income (2). He also found that the results...