Marcher la région 2013: Les espaces en devenir

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Marcher la région est de retour  pour un troisième édition, du 29 juin au 1 juillet 2013. Suite à la session de planification, qui a eu lieu lors du festival Métropolis Bleu, nous… Continue reading

EVENT: Planning the route for Walk the Region 2013

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  If you were to plan a pilgrimage across the Montreal metropolitan area, what sites and places would be essential stops along the way? We’re gearing up for the 3rd edition of Walk… Continue reading

Montreal’s Invisible Places: The Good Suburbs?

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In my experience, our identities tend to fracture along urban, suburban and rural divisions. While I’m a passionate Montrealer, the idea of belonging to a place that includes the Dix30 conjures waves of… Continue reading

Montreal’s Invisible Places: Montréal-Nord

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I am ashamed to say that, before Walk the Region this year, I had never been to Montreal North. Like many Montrealers, my first impression of the borough was forged in 2008, when police shot… Continue reading

Montreal’s Invisible Places: Kahnawake

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This year, the theme for Walk the Region was “Invisible places,” and perhaps no place in the region is quite as invisible as the Kahnawake Mohawk territory. I understand that Kahnawake is not officially… Continue reading

Marcher la région: retour sur la deuxième édition

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Par Joel Thibert, publié sur Spacing Montréal Lorsqu’on me demande de résumer la deuxième édition de Marcher la région, je ne sais pas trop par où commencer et je ne sais pas trop… Continue reading

Announcing Walk the Region 2012 edition

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Now in it’s second year, Walk the Region is a three-day, 70km expedition on foot across Montreal’s metropolitan region, which will take place June 30-July 2, 2012. Last year, the Montreal Metropolitan Community finally… Continue reading

Méditation sur l’île aux Fesses

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par Laurent Lussier Lors d’une traversée à pied de la région métropolitaine,  j’ai eu l’occasion de visiter l’île Perry, mieux connue, comme l’écrit l’arrondissement Ahuntsic-Cartierville, comme l’île aux Fesses. Jusqu’à tout récemment ce… Continue reading

Walk the Region: Density, Proximity, Intricacy, Intimacy

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When I began blogging about Walk the Region a couple weeks ago, I was pretty honest about my revulsion towards places like Laval and the Dix30, although I have really only glimpsed them… Continue reading

Walk the Region!

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Joel Thibert Nearly a century has passed since Benton MacKaye wrote The New Exploration: A Philosophy of Regional Planning, in which he called upon urban planners of policy-makers to firmly situate the city in… Continue reading