Urban Development and City Politics podcast

Urban Development and City Politics

Naziha Nasrin

As engaging students from the University of Toronto, we are passionate about issues of civic engagement in urbanization and city politics both in cities of the global North and the global South. Our podcast covers topics regarding urban development policies, civic participation, community organizations and collective action in Toronto and cities of the global South such as Lima, Nairobi and Dhaka

1 Episode

  • Urban Development and City Politics podcast

    Airbnb and the Hotel Industry in Toronto


    In this episode, we talk about the rise of the Platform economy shaping today’s urban landscape regarding issues of civic engagement and governance. The episode covers Airbnb’s impact on the hotel industry regarding revenue and employment where we share findings from our research and include our thoughts on the platform and the recent LPAT hearings from the City of Toronto upholding regulations for short-term rentals. You can check out our infographic here: https://www.canva.com/design/DADpgVwWnmw/hMU7vGsy-vu24PGUu4-1Ew/view?utm_content=DADpgVwWnmw&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink. You can also view our in-depth policy development report here: https://www.canva.com/design/DADpfv2AqgI/fGtCnkvQi9Yq5GjqxEuvag/view?utm_content=DADpfv2AqgI&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=publishsharelink

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