Dennis Carr

Dennis Carr has 26 years’ experience creating affordable housing and social facilities in Ottawa and Vancouver. From 2009 to 2014 he was Assistant Director, Social Infrastructure, for the City of Vancouver. He is the recipient of the 2016 Canadian Housing and Renewal Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Photos: Quito citizens protest road expansion as the city hosts UN Habitat III Conference

Quito, Ecuador, a UNESCO World Heritage City, and host of the UN Habitat III Conference in October 2016, has been recognized for being a leader in planning for climate change adaptation, and its...

Quito, Ecuador, host of UN Habitat III, is a microcosm of challenges facing cities in an urbanizing world

Quito and Habitat IIIThe UN Habitat III conference in Quito will be the first time in 20 years (and the third since 1976) that the international community reinvigorates its commitment to the...
Evan Siddall at UN Habitat III conference

50K delegates gather in Quito to talk poverty, climate change and cities at UN Habitat III

UN Habitat III in QuitoMore than half of the world’s population lives in cities, they live on two per cent of the globe’s land area, generate 70 per cent of the world’s GDP and consume over 60 per...

Creating affordable housing: Learning from Vancouver

What responsibilities do cities have to ensure citizens have decent accommodation?