Cities in the Time of COVID-19: Live City Check-In—One-on-One with Mayor Drew Dilkens, Windsor, ON
Joining CUI host Mary W. Rowe for our continuing one-on-one conversation series is Drew Dilkens, Mayor of the City of Windsor, ON.
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-One with New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell
Joining CUI host Mary W. Rowe for our continuing one-on-one conversation series is LaToya Cantrell, Mayor of the City of New Orleans, LA.
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: What Do Our Cities Need to Lead the Recovery?
Joining CUI host Mary W. Rowe for our ongoing series of candid conversations – What do our cities need to lead the recovery? – are Don Iveson, Mayor of the City of Edmonton, AB and Chair of the Big City Mayors' Caucus; and Carole Saab, CEO, Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-one with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-one with Toronto Mayor John Tory
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-one with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: What are City Councillors Seeing at the Local Level?
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-one with St. John’s Mayor Danny Breen and Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-One with Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie
Cities in the Time of COVID-19: One-on-One with Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman
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Publications & Tools
Research and tools for action that promote effective urban policies and best practices
Bring Back Main Street: Block Studies
To better understand how COVID-19 has impacted main streets and businesses, Vancouver City Savings credit union (Vancity), Vancity Community Investment Bank, and the Canadian Urban Institute conducted a series of seven Block Studies in British Columbia and Ontario.
Rapid Placemaking to Bring Back Main Streets
The Pandemic Recovery Toolkit for Local Communities provides examples of programming and interventions, as well provides advice on how to use inclusive process for rapid placemaking. It is can be used by residents, community groups, BIAs/BIDs, and city staff working to revive main streets and core spaces in big cities, suburbs and small towns.