Monthly Archives: February 2011

Youth Leadership Asset Mapping in San Fernando, Philippines

By Eric Brown, Sustainable Cities Youth-Led Development Officer On February 8th 2011 Sustainable Cities International, The City of San Fernando and the Junior Chambers International co-hosted the Youth Environment Forum that brought together young leaders from across the city. Following a presentation … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities is looking for a roomate!

Looking for a small office space in the Vancouver area? We have some office space that we would like to sub-lease. The space is approximately 165 square feet and currently holds three workstations but could easily be reconfigured. The rent … Continue reading

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A warm welcome to our new interns!

A big welcome to our next round of interns! After a week of rigorous training, our 9 new interns (we’ve got room for one more in Dar es Salaam – see below!) are currently settling in to their respective cities.   … Continue reading


Sri Lanka flooding fundraiser

Recently we posted an article from our past Project Leader, Sumana Wijeratne (now founder of Vanlanka Planning and Consulting). The article talked of her work with Sustainable Cities and new initiatives in her homeland of Sri Lanka. We also feature Sumana’s work … Continue reading

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MEPP Grad Helps Clean Up in the Philippines

Clara Blakelock is working in San Fernando, Philippines in waste management. This article was recently published in on McMaster University’s website about the work she will be doing. You can find the article in full below. She has spent much of … Continue reading

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The Community is the Expert

Emma Cohlmeyer was Sustainable Cities CIDA IYIP intern in the summer of 2010. This article was recently published in the University of Guelph’s “The Portico” Grad News Section about the work she’s been doing with community engagement and participatory planning in Colima. The original … Continue reading

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