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    ...one more Canuck!

    Hi, I live in Toronto and I have to say, this site is like a breath of fresh air. It’s so awesome to see so many viewpoints on urban issues in one place. And you’re all so civil…even friendly, a good environment indeed! As for me, my slips of paper say I’m a planner (02) and sociologist (98) and my ‘thing’ is crime prevention, through a multidisciplinary approach. Right now though, I’m an analyst for the provincial justice sector…almost, but oh so very far from what I want. I have never posted on any other site before…although, I had some earlier posts that got wiped in the late summer Cyburbia crash…no worries, I’ll try again. Cheers everyone.

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    Welcome, eh? Hope you have a nice time here and stick around!
    Cheers!

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    welcome hoser!
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    Have we not reached our legal limit of Canadians yet?

    Welcome CityGrrl. Stick around and post often. It will be interesting to hear how you incorporate planning into crime prevention.

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
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    Welcome from the inland northwest.
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    hello and welcome
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    The invasion continues! Welcome back.

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    Cyburbian nerudite's avatar
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    Originally posted by biscuit
    will be interesting to hear how you incorporate planning into crime prevention.
    You've never worked as a planner in Cali I see... each site plan you review has a crime prevention component to it (lighting, entrance locations and visibility from streets, etc.).

    Welcome citygrrl... nice to see another person from north of the border.

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    Welcome to yet another Canadian from yet another Wisconsinner!

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    Oh great another Canadian (in best Taco Bell talking Dog voice)

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    Welcome!!!!!!!

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    Hello and welcome.

    You need to review some more threads if you think people are always civil on Cyburbia .

    Keep your eyes open for JNL, a Cyburbanite from New Zealand. She is a Criminologist and very interested in CPTED. (She is away for a few days so she may miss your introduction thread).

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    welcome!
    "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." Ben Franklin

    Remember this motto to live by: "Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming 'WOO- HOO what a ride!'"

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    Hey - you're back! Grabba timbit and join in.

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    Welcome from the Great Lakes State "MICHIGAN"

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    Welcome, Grrl.

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    Welcome from the bottom of Lake Michigan!

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    Welcome
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    Greetings. Make a wish, CityGrrl! Urban design and community safety are inexorably linked -- I'll look forward to your posts! Enjoy!
    Je suis Charlie Hebdo. Je suis Bataclan. Je suis Bruxelles. Je suis Nice.

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    Welcome from the flatlands!

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    Warm welcome from the Valley of the Sun.

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    Welcome, eh.

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    Welcome CityGrrl! I look forward to discussing crime prevention issues with you

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    Thanks guys. It’s nice to see a good Canadian showing on this site and a fair bit of interest in designing for Safety also.

    JNL, are you also into the Safe Cities stuff? The City of Toronto put out some pretty good literature on it the late ‘90s but I don’t think much got implemented in the public sphere. Seems like the limelight got hijacked by the Healthy Cities Approach. Could you give us an overview of your conference when you get back?

    TranPlanner, thanks for the email...it made a difference in me coming back.

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    Welcome from NY State's southern tier.
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