Sept 30 :: Toronto’s Growing Spatial Divide :: David Hulchanski

Wed, 2015-09-30 12:00 - 13:30

Toronto's Growing Spatial Divide: An Update on the "Three Cities in Toronto" Trend, 1970-2012


David Hulchanski (Professor, Housing & Community Development, University of Toronto)

Talk description 
Income and wealth inequality are changing our cities in terms of who lives where by socio-economic and ethno-cultural status. This is creating new socio-spatial patterns of segregation.

This talk will outline: 

  • How Canada compares with other similar nations in terms of income inequality;
  • What the updated neighbourhood change trends are in Toronto; and
  •  How trends in Toronto compare with those in Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and Chicago. 

Event Details:

When: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Time: 12:00 Noon -1:30pm. 
Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (U of T),
252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station),
Room 3-104
*No registration required. 

Presenter Bios 

David Hulchanski is a professor of housing and community development at the University of Toronto. He is the principal investigator of the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, studying socio-spatial polarization trends in major metropolitan areas (a 7-year research initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada).

For more information, check out his website and follow him on Twitter @Hulchanski.

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