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Antioch Spends Big On Image Consultant, Ad Campaign To Rebrand City

ANTIOCH (KPIX 5) — Many throughout the Bay Area seem to agree that the city of Antioch has an image problem–including the city’s own mayor. But the city is making strides and spending money to try to change that image. 398 more words

News

How Urban Renewal Destroyed The Fillmore In Order to Save It

By Walter Thompson : hoodline – excerpt

After World War II, American cities were transfixed by a bold social experiment that came to be known as urban renewal. 246 more words

Politics

Privacy concerns raised at Sidewalk Labs consultation

TORONTO – People at a public meeting to discuss plans for a high-tech neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront rehashed their concerns over privacy today.

Since the partnership between Waterfront Toronto and Google-affiliated Sidewalk Labs was announced in October 2017, the proposal has been marred by questions over how data will be collected, kept, accessed and protected. 173 more words

Canada

How can we use data to build smarter cities?

How to approach the massive quantities of data generated by smart cities across the globe. Can we use them to build smarter cities? Look out for our next series of articles on using data for liveable cities.

Gallery

Aqua for All, Netherlands Water Partnership, Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and World Waternet: Inviting applications for ‘Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2019’ to honor the outstanding contribution of individuals or organizations to the global sanitation and public health challenge through entrepreneurship.

Funding brief: World Waternet, Netherlands Water Partnership and Aqua for All, endorsed by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS), initiated the biennial Sarphati Sanitation Award in 2013 to honor the outstanding contribution of individuals or organizations to the global sanitation and public health challenge through entrepreneurship. 532 more words

Donor

McKee Again

The Paul McKee effort on the north side of St. Louis appears to be going nowhere. I have been a fan of Mr. McKee and was impressed with his work at Winghaven in St. 88 more words

St. Louis

White: Calgary versus Halifax

I expect it would come as a surprise to many Calgarians (and Canadians) to learn there are a significant number of similarities between Halifax, a port city created as a military base in 1749, and Calgary, a land-locked, prairie city established as a Northwest Mounted Police Fort in 1875. 962 more words

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