Free Lecture and Discussion Hume in Hamilton: Planning the GTA - The Next 25 Years Featuring: Christopher Hume – Urban Affairs Columnist at the Toronto Star
Thursday November 17, 2011 7 to 9pm
Hamilton Football Hall of Fame 58 Jackson Street West (beside City Hall)
Sponsored by the Ontario Professional Planners Institute for World Town Planning Day
Mr. Hume will share his insights about trends in planning & development, urban design, transit, and politics in the GTA.
Everyone Welcome - Please note that there is a 90 person capacity in the auditorium
Biography Christopher Hume is the architecture critic and urban issues columnist of the Toronto Star where he frequently comments on planning issues. Since he started writing for the paper in 1981, Hume has been nominated for four National Newspaper Awards (critical writing category) and has received a certificate of appreciation from the Ontario Association of Architects. His book, William James' Toronto Views, won a Toronto Heritage Award in 2000. In 2004, he received a Landscape Ontario award. Hume appears frequently on radio and television as a commentator on city issues. Hume was named Toronto's best newspaper columnist by NOW magazine in 2005 and Eye magazine in 2006.
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