Long Talk: Top 20 Ideas for Urban Amenities and Services

By November 14, 2018 No Comments

In his second long talk for the Mackenzie Institute, Dr. Allan Bonner discusses 20 ideas for urban amenities and services to improve inhabitants’ quality of life and to preserve the environment in which we live.

Some of these ideas include: greening cities, use of waterways, adopting bio materials, car sharing, integrating public transit with urban services, sustainable energy and community grids, banning small engines, creation of community campuses, and using big data to aid in the planning of cities.

Be sure to stay tuned to our channel in the coming weeks for more of Dr. Bonner’s long talks!

Dr. Bonner, BA, BEAD, MA, MSc, DBA, LLM, MScPI, MPPA(Cand.), is the founder of Allan Bonner Communications Management Inc., which is a communications company that has helped clients on five continents face some of the most contentious issues of our times. For 30 years he has taught regularly at the post-graduate level, as a sessional, contract, and intensive one-day instructor across Canada, and as a guess lecturer around the world. He has worked with the military, including Peacekeepers, the Provost Marshall, the Judge Advocate General (JAG), and the Military Complaints Commissioner. He has helped international diplomats; domestic, central, and offshore banks; 11 oil, gas, and chemical companies; and other blue-chip clients on five continents.  His political work includes helping heads of government, cabinet ministers, G7, G8 and UN delegations, the WTO, NATO, IAEA, and many others. He has worked in Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Beijing, Singapore, Canberra, Budapest, Geneva, Bled, Vienna, Kuwait City, Nairobi, most American States, Mexico, and all Canadian provinces.

Allan was the first North American, and still only Canadian, to be awarded a post-graduate degree in risk, crisis, and disaster management.  He taught on most Canadian military bases, the Canadian Police College, and worked with security and intelligence officials.  At the international level, Allan has worked with several UN and international entities with security responsibilities.

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