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)
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.
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).