CUI is Canada’s Urban Institute.

We're a national platform for the best in Canadian city building. Through research, engagement and storytelling, we support vibrant, equitable, livable, and resilient cities.

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5 Questions for Better Cities

We’re asking 1000 Canadians what they’ve learned, and what’s next, for the places they live.

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Canada’s Placemaking Community

Introducing an online space to expand our collective imagination around placemaking. Part of the Healthy Communities Initiative, a partnership with Community Foundations of Canada and funded by the Government of Canada.

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Ma rue principale

We're partnering with the Economic Development Council of Ontario to help drive business and restore vibrancy to local communities in the aftermath of COVID-19.

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What We Heard

How do 400+ housing organizations, experts, and advocates feel about our National Housing Strategy? Our latest report compiles their urgent suggestions to ensure Canda meets its targets and cuts homelessness in half.

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We believe urbanism is for everyone.

We connect policymakers, urban professionals, civic and business leaders, activists, and academics from coast to coast to coast.
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