Right To Home

COVID-19 has exposed the vulnerabilities in Canada’s housing and shelter systems. In July, CUI, The Shift, and 14 coast-to-coast partners hosted a week of virtual film screenings and live panel discussions about what’s working, what’s not, and what’s next, as we (re)imagine the right to home.

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COVID Signpost: 100 Days

New research on the impacts of COVID-19 on Canadian cities over the first 100 days of the crisis shows that our experiences with the pandemic have depended largely on who we are, and where we live.

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June 19 marked 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. COVID100 marked the day with a look across Canada at how far we have come, and where we must go next. Watch the discussions, read the report, and view the 100 actions we need in the next 100 days.

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Cities in the Time of COVID-19

A new CUI series of online, candid conversations bringing together city builders of all stripes to discuss what’s working, what’s not and what’s next for urban communities across Canada

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CUI’s Impact During COVID-19

Read the latest about CUI’s projects, research and campaigns since the start of COVID-19 in our June newsletter

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A Call to Courage: An Open Letter to Canadian Urbanists

Jay Pitter, award-winning placemaker and CUI Senior Fellow, Equity-Based Placemaking, releases an open letter to Canadian urbanists with a toolkit of resources for responding to anti-Black racism in urbanist practices and conversations

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The Case for a Canadian Urban Policy Observatory

Research recommending the development of a “one-stop-shop” housing the best quantitative and qualitative data on Canada’s cities

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CUI is Canada’s Urban Institute

The Canadian Urban Institute is the national platform that houses the best in Canadian city building – where policymakers, urban professionals, civic and business leaders, community activists and academics can learn, share and collaborate with one another from coast to coast to coast. Through research, engagement and storytelling, our mission is to ensure Canada builds vibrant, equitable, livable and resilient cities. (Registered charity #121844419 RR000)
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