Through responsive research, engagement and storytelling, CUI/IUC is building new forms of connective tissue across and within Canada’s communities to build a more vibrant, equitable, livable, and resilient urban Canada. Explore our library of work.
An Action Plan for Growing District Energy Systems Across Canada
Municipal Policy Options Guide for Advanced Outdoor Lighting
Advancing Integrated Community Energy Planning in Ontario – The Primer
Adaptive Controls for Roadway and Parking Lighting
LED Lighting for Parking Facilities
Programs and projects developed with partners to build vibrant, equitable, livable and resilient cities
Bring Back Main Street
Publications & Tools
Research and tools for action that promote effective urban policies and best practices
COVID Signpost 100 Days
The Case for a Canadian Urban Policy Observatory
Environmental Scan of Seniors Social Housing Models
The Ontario Food Terminal: A Priceless Hub in Ontario’s Food Value Chain
Toronto Housing Market Analysis: From Insight to Action
Briefs and videos featuring original insight, analysis, and stories about what’s working, what’s not and what’s next for urban Canada
A Call to Courage: An Open Letter to Canadian Urbanists
COVID-19 Has Exposed How Vulnerable Canadian Cities Really Are
Memos From Main Street #5: New Online Models Helping Main Street Businesses during COVID-19
Memos From Main Street #4: Types of Main Streets Across Canada
Leading from Home: Life for Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie During COVID-19
The Raw Numbers: How COVID-19 is Changing Our Relationships at Home, Work, and In Our Communities
Forums and events that link city builders to the most effective solutions and ideas
Coming Up: July 14
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: How is the pandemic transforming the way we work?
Joining CUI host Mary W. Rowe for our ongoing series of candid conversations –How is the pandemic transforming the way we work? – are Armine Yalnizyan, Economist and Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers; Vicki Saunders, Founder of SheEO; Elizabeth Ha, Equity Vice-President at the Ontario Federation of Labour; Anila Lee Yuen, President & CEO at the Centre for Newcomers; and Gretchen Gscheidle, Founder and CEO at GM Gscheidle R+D.
Coming Up: July 16
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: How is the pandemic transforming the way we move?
Joining CUI host Mary W. Rowe for our ongoing series of candid conversations – How is the pandemic transforming the way we move? – are Stephanie Cadieux, MLA for Surrey South, Surrey BC; Eddie Robar, Branch Manager at Edmonton Transit Service; Amina Yasin, Urban Planner and Co-Chair of the Canadian Institute of Planners Social Equity Committee; and Armi de Francia, Active Transportation Coordinator at the Town of Ajax and Founder of Transportation Equity Toronto.
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