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San Francisco, United States

Bank On San Francisco

A local government partnership provides banking services to the financially excluded

Good Ideas in Integration


Discover ideas that show how urban planning and built form can influence the successful integration of immigrants. Whether it is how planning can integrate infrastructure design to support social integration or a strategic plan that incorporates diversity as a core value, good ideas under Plan include work that cuts across all theme areas to contributes to vibrant and prosperous cities. This includes planning in transportation and public spaces (parks, streets, malls), zoning by-laws, neighbourhood renewal projects, participatory budgeting and strategic planning, and local environmental initiatives.

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Toronto, Canada


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Halifax, Canada


Welcomed in Halifax
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Peterborough, Canada


Cooking Up Opportunity
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