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Lecture

Community planning and health: street, neighborhood, metropolis

City Talks

Lecture presented online on January 27, 2021

This discussion is a follow-up to a special edition held last June: Movement and Distancing: Are Montreal Streets in Transition? Guests looked at the impact of the pandemic on Montreal streets and the first measures put in place by the city of Montreal.

What’s happened since then? Have those decisions, made under urgent circumstances, given rise to a more long-term vision? How will the crisis influence urban planning in the future? Will the health of citizens now be a central concern in decision making?

The presentation in French will be followed by a discussion period in French and English with the public. This is your chance to put all your questions live to the experts!

Moderator

Speakers

  • Marianne Giguère, City Councillor for the district of De Lorimier (Le Plateau Mont-Royal), and associate member responsible for active transportation, city of Montreal
  • Anne Pelletier kin, M.Sc, planning, programming and research agent, urban environment and healthy living at the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
  • Véronique Duclos, head of urban environment and healthy living at the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
  • Gérard Beaudet, Urban Planner Emeritus and Professor, School of Urbanism and Landscape Architecture, Université de Montréal

Episode summary

  • 3:00: Introduction by Dinu Bumbaru
  • 8:00: Marianne Giguère
  • 15:30: Anne Pelletier and Véronique Duclos
  • 22:45: Gérard Beaudet
  • 30:00: Question period
  • 1:08:45: Conclusion by Dinu Bumbaru

Your opinion matters!

We are interested in knowing the topics that interest Montrealers. Submit themes for the next City Talks series by writing to us at echanges.urbains@mccord-stewart.ca

City Talks Series

For an ninth year, the City Talks series offers a space for thought and discussion on contemporary issues that affect Montrealers: heritage, urban planning, metropolitan reality… Come share your viewpoint on our city.

Programme 2020-21