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Waiyee Chou

Urban Designer

Design
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wchou@bousfields.ca

Planner

Planning
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srajan@bousfields.ca

Urban Designer

Design
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scasola@bousfields.ca

Rachel Nault

Planner

Planning
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rnault@bousfields.ca

Planner

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pmathouda@bousfields.ca

Urban Design Technologist

Design
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maldulaimi@bousfields.ca

Senior Planner

Planning
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lmurphy@bousfields.ca

Project Manager

Community Engagement
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lwalker@bousfields.ca

Planner

Planning
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jkwong@bousfields.ca

Planner

Planning
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jyi@bousfields.ca

Senior Community Designer

Design
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cderuyter@bousfields.ca

Planner

Planning
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avetere@bousfields.ca

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“Landmark Toronto office tower granted new life as residence after special exemption”.

Check out the Toronto Star article featuring Bousfields Associate, Alex Savanyu, where he discusses the recent approval of the 69 Yonge planning application at City Council. Congratulations to the entire project team on this exciting milestone!

Read the full article at the link in bio.
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“Landmark Toronto office tower granted new life as residence after special exemption”.

Check out the Toronto Star article featuring Bousfields Associate, Alex Savanyu, where he discusses the recent approval of the 69 Yonge planning application at City Council. Congratulations to the entire project team on this exciting milestone!

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#toronto #planning #heritage #building #officeconversion
We’re #hiring for Urban Planner and Urban Designer positions! Visit bousfields.ca/careers for more info and email careers@bousfields.ca to apply.
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#nowhiring #careers #toronto #ontario #urbanplanning #urbandesign
We’re #hiring for Urban Planner and Urban Designer positions! Visit bousfields.ca/careers for more info and email careers@bousfields.ca to apply.
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#nowhiring #careers #toronto #ontario #urbanplanning #urbandesign
Don’t miss this upcoming @uli_toronto discussion on What Ontario Can Learn from Australia’s Emerging #TransitOrientedCommunities featuring Bousfields Partner Caitlin Allan.

Caitlin will be joined by a number of our esteemed industry colleagues at Hatch, @translink, @brookfieldproperties and QIC.

Looking forward to the presentation and discussion!

Register at the link in bio.
Don’t miss this upcoming @uli_toronto discussion on What Ontario Can Learn from Australia’s Emerging #TransitOrientedCommunities featuring Bousfields Partner Caitlin Allan.

Caitlin will be joined by a number of our esteemed industry colleagues at Hatch, @translink, @brookfieldproperties and QIC.

Looking forward to the presentation and discussion!

Register at the link in bio.
We are pleased to announce some exciting promotions!
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#congratulations #promotions #celebrate #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #toronto #hamilton #ontario
We are pleased to announce some exciting promotions!
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#congratulations #promotions #celebrate #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #toronto #hamilton #ontario
✨Wishing everyone a festive holiday season and a safe and prosperous 2024! The Bousfields Office will be closed from December 25, 2023 to January 1, 2024 inclusive.

Pictured: some fun photos from this year’s office holiday party, including Tony Volpentesta delivering the annual speech on behalf of the Partners. Thank you to @mercatto.to for hosting us!
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#holidayparty #toronto #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement
✨Wishing everyone a festive holiday season and a safe and prosperous 2024! The Bousfields Office will be closed from December 25, 2023 to January 1, 2024 inclusive.

Pictured: some fun photos from this year’s office holiday party, including Tony Volpentesta delivering the annual speech on behalf of the Partners. Thank you to @mercatto.to for hosting us!
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#holidayparty #toronto #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement
Over the course of 2023, Bousfielders were fortunate to travel and experience places near and far. 

Swipe to see a sample of some of the amazing photos shared as part of a recent event our DEI Committee hosted, where we discussed what new perspectives our travels brought us this year.

Bonus points if you can guess where some of these photos were taken!
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#urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #travel #newperspectives
Over the course of 2023, Bousfielders were fortunate to travel and experience places near and far.

Swipe to see a sample of some of the amazing photos shared as part of a recent event our DEI Committee hosted, where we discussed what new perspectives our travels brought us this year.

Bonus points if you can guess where some of these photos were taken!
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#urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #travel #newperspectives
🎉it’s here! We invite you to #engage with our brand new website!

🖥️ Check it out at www.bousfields.ca

Special shout-out to Premise for all of their work bringing this new website to fruition!
🎉it’s here! We invite you to #engage with our brand new website!

🖥️ Check it out at www.bousfields.ca

Special shout-out to Premise for all of their work bringing this new website to fruition!
💡Wait until you see what we have been #designing. Coming soon!
💡Wait until you see what we have been #designing. Coming soon!
👀We have something exciting we’ve been #planning. Stay tuned!
👀We have something exciting we’ve been #planning. Stay tuned!
Bousfields Partners were thrilled to be hosted in style yesterday by our colleagues @neufarchitectes. A wonderful conversation hearing about Neuf's recent 50th anniversary experience as Bousfields looks ahead to our own milestone 50 years!
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Bousfields Partners were thrilled to be hosted in style yesterday by our colleagues @neufarchitectes. A wonderful conversation hearing about Neuf`s recent 50th anniversary experience as Bousfields looks ahead to our own milestone 50 years!
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#montreal #toronto #urbanplanning #urbandesign #communityengagement #architecture
This past week marks 20 years that our Senior Operations Coordinator, Kelly Hudson, has been with Bousfields! A huge thank you from everyone here at Bousfields for everything you do!

Join us in congratulating Kelly on this incredible milestone 🎉
This past week marks 20 years that our Senior Operations Coordinator, Kelly Hudson, has been with Bousfields! A huge thank you from everyone here at Bousfields for everything you do!

Join us in congratulating Kelly on this incredible milestone 🎉
In honour of #NationalDayforTruthandReconciliation and #OrangeShirtDay, our Toronto and Hamilton offices continued our learning by hosting an Indigenous Book Club, where we read and discussed ‘Indigenous Toronto: Stories that Carry this Place’. In particular, we discussed “A Story About the Toronto Purchase” by Margaret Sault as well as “The Great Indian Bus Tour of Toronto” by Rebeka Tabobondung and Erica Commanda. Let us know in the comments below if you’ve read this book, and/or if have any recommendations on what we should read next!

#NDTR
In honour of #NationalDayforTruthandReconciliation and #OrangeShirtDay, our Toronto and Hamilton offices continued our learning by hosting an Indigenous Book Club, where we read and discussed ‘Indigenous Toronto: Stories that Carry this Place’. In particular, we discussed “A Story About the Toronto Purchase” by Margaret Sault as well as “The Great Indian Bus Tour of Toronto” by Rebeka Tabobondung and Erica Commanda. Let us know in the comments below if you’ve read this book, and/or if have any recommendations on what we should read next!

#NDTR

Sheliza Rajan

Planner

Planning
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srajan@bousfields.ca

Sheliza joined Bousfields as a Planner in Fall 2022. She holds a Masters of Science in Planning, with a specialization in Urban Planning and Development from the University of Toronto. She previously earned an undergraduate degree in Public Policy and Administration from Carleton University.

Prior to joining Bousfields, Sheliza worked across the industry for various organizations including the Eglinton Way BIA, Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, TAS Impact and The Planning Partnership. Through these experiences, Sheliza has developed expertise with land use planning and creating a thoughtful and inclusive public realm through collaboration with partners and public agencies. She has worked on a mix of residential, commercial and institutional projects across the GTHA.

Sam Casola

Urban Designer

Design
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scasola@bousfields.ca

Sam is a recent graduate from Toronto Metropolitan University, having graduated in the Fall of 2022 with a Master of Planning in Urban Development. During this time, they held multiple research positions including those related to wastewater infrastructure, Northern Indigenous housing and housing for aging LGBTQ2S+ individuals. Prior to pursuing graduate studies, they earned a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from Laurentian University.

Sam joined Bousfields as an Urban Designer in January 2023. Their role includes the preparation of urban design briefs and guidelines, formulation of block plans, performing massing studies and built form impact analyses such as producing shadow impact studies.

Outside of the office, Sam continues to work on research related to LGBTQ2S+ housing and is passionate about the development of adequate housing, equitable design and justice-based cities.

Preet Mathouda

Planner

Planning
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pmathouda@bousfields.ca

Preet joined Bousfields in May 2021 as a co-op student while completing her Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in Planning at the University of Waterloo, specializing in Land Development and Urban Design. She joined the firm as a full-time Urban Planner in June 2022 after graduating with honors. Previously, she worked for a Waterloo-based private developer as an Urban Planner where she assisted with several development projects across the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, including assisting with planning rationales, site-specific due diligence, and highest and best use reports.

Preet is currently involved in a wide range of projects throughout Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. Her responsibilities at Bousfields include assisting with the preparation of planning evidence for senior staff appearing before the Ontario Land Tribunal and the Toronto Local Appeal Body, and preparing other reports and studies including Housing Issues Reports in support of Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment and Minor Variance applications.

Marwah Al-Dulaimi

Urban Design Technologist

Design
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maldulaimi@bousfields.ca

Marwah has about 10 years of experience working for the public and private sectors on various projects ranging from small-scale residential to large-scale urban projects in Iraq and Lebanon. She prepares and drafts drawings, site analyses, and creates masterplans and design concepts.  She adapts research-based innovative solutions to address various urban issues through urban greening, waterfront rejuvenation, and public space appropriation to create vibrant, healthy, and inclusive cities. 

Marwah holds a Master in Urban Design (MUD) from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Baghdad, Iraq. During her Master’s study, her research focuses on urban livability, urban resiliency, and human health and well-being.  She also completed an internship at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Saida, Lebanon, where she assisted in developing improvement plans with a people-centred design and participatory approach.

Liam Murphy

Senior Planner

Planning
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lmurphy@bousfields.ca

Liam joined Bousfields in March 2022 as a Planner. He works primarily with private sector clients to provide a range of planning consulting services, including land use planning advice, development due diligence, policy review and analysis, planning rationale report preparation and obtaining various development approvals. Liam also completes associated land use development studies and research projects.

Prior to joining Bousfields, Liam worked as a planner with another planning consulting firm involved in development planning. Liam also has previous experience working in the public sector at the municipal level.

Liam received his Bachelor of Environmental Studies Honours Co-op Planning (BES) with an Urban Design Specialization from the University of Waterloo in June 2020. Liam is currently a candidate member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and is working towards his full membership.

Lewis Walker

Project Manager

Community Engagement
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lwalker@bousfields.ca

Lewis joined Bousfields’ Community Engagement Practice in October 2022 as a Project Manager. Originally from Singapore, he moved to Canada for his undergraduate studies and to explore living abroad. During his studies, Lewis worked in the non-profit sector as an engagement practitioner specializing in youth, newcomers, and lower-income groups, while finishing his BA (Hons.) in Urban Studies and Human Geography at the University of Toronto.

Since joining Bousfields, Lewis has worked on developing and implementing engagement strategies for development projects in the City of Toronto. Key to Lewis’s work is ensuring that engagement strategies both align and build on the context of the community. Through his work, Lewis has experience employing a variety of engagement strategies, ranging from tenant-related communication to public open houses. Lewis’s passion for making planning and city building more accessible has ensured that he finds new and creative ways to create spaces for the public to be involved in city building.

Joie Kwong

Planner

Planning
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jkwong@bousfields.ca

Joie is a Planner with Bousfields, joining the firm in November 2022 after working as a Senior Analyst with the Economics Consulting team at Altus Group, where she specialized in market feasibility studies for residential developments. Joie is responsible for a wide variety of projects at Bousfields including preparing proposals, due diligence research, project management and submission coordination, and preparation of Planning Rationales and Community Services and Facilities analyses in relation to applications for Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, Minor Variance and Site Plan Approval. Joie graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Urban and Regional Planning.

Jessica Yi

Planner

Planning
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jyi@bousfields.ca

Jessica joined Bousfields in May 2021 as a Planning Intern while completing her Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in Honours Planning at the University of Waterloo, specializing in Land Development Planning, as well as a Minor in Geography and Environmental Management. Through Waterloo’s co-op program, Jessica worked in both the public and private sectors. As a Planning Assistant at the City of Mississauga and another consulting firm in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), she worked on a variety of mixed-use, residential and commercial projects.

Jessica joined Bousfields as a Planner in June 2022 and is involved in a wide range of projects in Toronto and the GTA. She assists in the preparation of planning rationale reports and associated reports and studies, draft zoning by-law amendments, site-specific research and due diligence, and development application coordination and submissions.

Cameron De Ruyter

Senior Community Designer

Design
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cderuyter@bousfields.ca

Cameron joined Bousfields in October 2011, after completing his Undergraduate Degree in Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) from Ryerson University. Prior to joining the firm, Cameron worked part-time for one year at another planning consulting firm, where he was mainly responsible for subdivision design and the preparation of conceptual site layouts.

His responsibilities at Bousfields involve a combination of both planning and design roles. With regards to planning, his involvement includes zoning and policy research, due diligence, and writing contributions to planning rationales. His design responsibilities include the preparation of subdivision plans, conceptual site layouts, official plan amendment maps, zoning by-law amendment schedules, and various forms of graphics for a wide range of planning documents.

Andrea Vetere

Planner

Planning
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avetere@bousfields.ca

Andrea joined Bousfields in September 2021 as a Planner. She holds a diploma in GIS and Urban Planning from Fanshawe College and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University.

Andrea has experience in both the planning and real estate industries. In Andrea’s final semester of her Bachelor’s degree, she interned at a boutique planning law firm which developed her passion for development planning. After she graduated in 2019, Andrea worked at a real estate company for close to two years where she was involved in tracking development activity across the City of Toronto. Prior to joining Bousfields, Andrea worked as a Planner at a consulting firm where she was involved in a variety of development projects across the GTA.

Since joining Bousfields, Andrea has assisted with several projects across the GTHA which involved the preparation of due diligences, planning opinion letters, planning rationale reports, community services and facilities studies, housing issue reports, and coordination and submission of development applications.