Our series of online, candid conversations brings 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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CityTalk: How Might Office Conversions Revitalize the Post-Pandemic City?
Panellists discussed conversion projects that are underway, what makes them feasible, how stakeholders are leveraging office space conversions to create a balance of uses in downtowns, and what other initiatives need to be considered to revitalize urban cores.
CityTalk: How Are Ukrainian Cities and Municipalities Planning Their Recovery?
Panellists, including representatives from ReStart Ukraine, spoke about how Ukrainian cities and municipalities are laying the foundation for a strong and sustainable recovery.
COVID 1000 and Beyond: Making Better Decisions
With: Zahra Ebrahim—CEO, Monumental, Toronto Jean-Noé Landry—Canadian Urban Institute Fellow, Montreal Jennifer Moore Rattray—Chief Operating Officer, Southern Chiefs’ Organization, Winnipeg Carolyn Whitzman—Adjunct Professor and Housing Researcher, University of Ottawa, Ottawa
COVID 1000 and Beyond: 1-on-1 with Minister Bennett
With: The Honourable Carolyn Bennett—Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Mary W. Rowe—President and CEO, Canadian Urban Institute, Toronto
COVID 1000 and Beyond: Making Better Communities
With: Rosanne Haggerty—President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Solutions, New York City Dan Hill—Director, Melbourne School of Design, Melbourne
COVID 1000 and Beyond: Making Better Places
With: Jennifer Angel—Chief Executive Officer, Evergreen, Toronto Åsa Kachan—Chief Librarian and CEO, Halifax Public Libraries, Halifax Dorian Moore—Vice President, Archive Design Studio, Windsor Amina Yasin—Chair and Commissioner, Vancouver City Planning Commission, City of Vancouver
Original insight, analysis and stories on how local government and communities across Canada are responding to the new urban reality under COVID-19.
The Way Forward for Canada: Provocations from City Builders Vol. II
As we strive to highlight the challenges and opportunities at hand to make Canada’s cities and regions better – socially, environmentally, economically – CUI relies on the creativity and imagination of people working to prod, provoke, and promote the best approaches to building better cities. We have recently gathered a range of commentary about The Way Forward for Canada, as you will read below.
The Way Forward for Canada: Provocations from City Builders Vol. I
The Way Forward for Canada is a new 2023 commentary series that will provide a venue for policymakers, urban professionals, civic and business leaders, community activists, and academics to learn, share, and dialogue with one another — from coast to coast to coast.
The Way Forward for Canada: a note from Mary W. Rowe
As we strive to highlight the challenges and opportunities at hand to make Canada’s cities and regions better – socially, environmentally, economically – CUI relies on the creativity and imagination of people working to prod, provoke, and promote the best approaches to building better cities. Here’s a note from our President and CEO Mary Rowe about The Way Forward for Canada.