Toronto- and New York-based documentary filmmaker Paramita Nath on Arrival City Chapter 7: When the Margins Explode. Paramita shares her experience working in Mumbai with the NFB’s Highrise Digital Citizenship project and the fight to retain occupied illegally-built housing at the Campa Cola Complex.

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Books on the Iranian Revolution have been featured in previous posts. This week, librarians from the Toronto Public Library highlight some of the journals available at the Toronto Reference Library that have been cited in Arrival City.

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We asked Book Club members to share the sights of their cities by creating photowalks that tell a visual stories about their neighbourhood, the people that live there, and the history of arrival and movement in this place. By using StoryMap JS, Book Club members have given us a peek into their neighbourhood using photos and brief descriptions tied to map locations. Here’s what we have received from readers so far.

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The Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St. now houses the collection of the Urban Affairs Library (formerly located at Metro Hall), a specialized collection devoted to all aspects of urban planning and local government. Each week, TPL librarians Cynthia Fisher and Bessie Nellopoulos will select titles of books that can be found at the Library that […]

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Claire Nelischer of Toronto’s Centre for City Ecology on Arrival City Chapter 6, Istanbul’s gecekondu settlements, and the ongoing struggle for a physical presence and sense of place in the arrival city.

Over on the Cities of Migration blog, Manjula Luthria, Senior Economist with the World Bank and program leader for the International Mobility Program of the MENA region’s Human Development network discusses bias against migrants as a significant barrier to poverty reduction and shared prosperity.   ” …economists and demographers tell us that we need to […]

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The Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St. now houses the collection of the Urban Affairs Library (formerly located at Metro Hall), a specialized collection devoted to all aspects of urban planning and local government. Each week, TPL librarians Cynthia Fisher and Bessie Nellopoulos will select titles of books that can be found at the Library that […]

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Ken Stewart of Chicago’s Rebuild Foundation on Arrival City Chapter 5 and using cultural institutions to restore the momentum of Chicago’s Black Belt as an arrival city.

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We asked Book Club members to share the sounds of their cities by creating audio recordings of 2 minutes or less that demonstrate the auditory sense of place in their neighbourhood or city. Here’s what we have so far – from Baltimore, Toronto, and New York City.

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Join our webinar to learn how the ground-breaking Tower Neighbourhood Renewal project in Toronto is exploring alternative narratives about urban renewal from European cities, integrating social resiliency, stewardship, adaptability into city-building and changing how we think about and live in tower neighbourhoods.

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