The Policy Briefs are intended to present analysis, opinions and case studies on current issues in urban and municipal affairs. Please find our first two issues below.
We welcome submissions to CURE Policy Briefs from students, faculty, and practitioners. Submissions should be approximately 3,000-4,000 words, with in text citations and can sent to Christopher Stoney.
ISSUE 9 (November 2017) Steve Pomeroy, Assessing the Funding in the National Housing Strategy
ISSUE 8 (August 2017) Steve Pomeroy, Reinvesting the basline windfall: Assessing potential baseline surplus from expiring federal operating agreements
ISSUE 7 (March 2017) Steve Pomeroy, Distilling the Tea Leaves: What the 2017 Federal Budget Really Means for Housing
ISSUE 6 (September 2016) Steve Pomeroy and Maude Marquis-Bissonnette, Is The City of Ottawa Balancing its Budget on the Backs of the Poor?
En français: La Ville d’Ottawa équilibre-t-elle son budget au dépens des pauvres?
ISSUE 4 (March 2013) Steve Pomeroy, Speculators beware: you won’t get rich flipping homes in the next decade
ISSUE 3 (May 2011) Alex Carr, Thinking outside the box: financing mechanisms for the City of Ottawa
ISSUE 2 (May 2011) Sumeet Tandon, The evolution and contradiction of Ontario’s land-use oversight mechanisms and their implications for urban sprawl
ISSUE 1 (March 2011) Chris McCauley, Not just about income: an examination of an asset-based approach to social policy