May 7th, 2020 | 25 mins 19 secs
coronavirus, covid-19, informal settlements, land portal, land rights, land tenure, montreal, quebec, stacey zammit
Montreal in Quebec has been especially hard hit by Covid-19. Stacey Zammit joins me to reflect on the uncertainty facing the city as the spring arrives. She also talks about her work with Land Portal. Land Portal's website describes its purpose pretty concisely: 'Securing Land Rights Through Open Data.' So we touch on the unfolding impacts of Covid-19 on vulnerable populations worldwide, particularly those many of whom are dependent on casual labour and live in informal settlements.
You can find Land Portal's work here: