creative cities: halifax



Jill L Grant. [forthcoming – late 2015] The social dynamics of economic performance in Halifax. For Volume 4 in the series Innovation, Creativity and Governance in Canadian City-Regions, edited by David Wolfe and Meric Gertler, University of Toronto Press.

Jill L Grant and Gladys Wai Kwan Leung. [forthcoming December 2015]Disputing the character of the city: heritage, regeneration, and the urban design turn. London Journal of Canadian Studies 31

Jill L Grant. 2014. Knowledge flows in the consulting, advertising / design, and music sectors in Halifax. Innovation and Knowledge Flows in Canadian Cities, ed. David Wolfe, University of Toronto Press, pp 245-304.

Jill L Grant, Jeffry Haggett, Jesse Morton. 2014. “Those hermit artists”: musical talent on the edge of the continent. Seeking Talent for Creative Cities: The Social Dynamics of Economic Innovation, ed JL Grant, University of Toronto Press, pp 119-137.

Jill L Grant and Karin Kronstal. 2013. Old boys down home: immigration and social integration in Halifax. International Planning Studies 18(2): 204-220.

Jill L Grant and Benjamin Buckwold. 2013. Precarious creativity: immigrant cultural workers. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy, and Society 6(1): 113-126

Jill L Grant and Chloe Gillis. 2012. The Twisted Sisters: Disputing iconic urban design. Carolina Planning 37: 27-34.

Brian Hracs, Jill L Grant, Jeff Haggett, and Jesse Morton. 2011. A tale of two scenes: Civic capital and retaining musical talent in Toronto and Halifax. The Canadian Geographer 55(3): 365-382.

Jill L Grant and Karin Kronstal. 2010. The social dynamics of attracting talent in Halifax. The Canadian Geographer 54(3): 347-365.

Jill L Grant, Robyn Holme, and Aaron Pettman. 2008. Global theory and local practice in planning in Halifax: the Seaport redevelopment. Planning, Practice & Research 23(4): 517-532.


Graeme Buffett and Jill Grant. 2012. Don't rush to change bar hours: reducing violence requires a comprehensive strategy. Chronicle-Herald. 22 Dec 2012, p A11.

Jill L Grant, Jeffry Haggett, and Jesse Morton. 2010. Planning for the creative economy: the live music scene in Halifax. Plan Canada 50(2): 34-37.