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CanU8 Media Coverage

One of the most popular sessions at CanU8 was Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Chief Morin of the Enoch Cree First Nation’s panel discussion about the role of community building in an era of reconciliation, hosted by Beth Sanders. Click here for a live video recording of their insightful and moving discussion. (CanU President Brent Toderian, Chief William […]

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CanU8 Sponsorship Opportunities

  This year’s summit provides many opportunities to profile your company and tie your organization’s branding with various events and sessions. Corporate promotion opportunities are available for up to $5,000 depending on your marketing objectives. Long time favoured hosting options such as meals, refreshment breaks, keynote speakers, sessions, luncheons and receptions are available. Platinum Level […]

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CanU8 Schedule

  Join us in Edmonton for the 8th CanU summit – “UrbanShift: Implementing People-Centred Design” – from September 22-24 where we will engage in thought provoking and dynamic conversations that explore, celebrate, challenge and advance the state of Canadian urbanism. The summit will be structured to build upon a series of interconnected discussions and presentations […]

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CanU8: Urban Shift: Implementing People-Centred Design, Sept 22-24, 2016

CanU8 Schedule (PDF) Locations and Accommodations Summit Features | CanU8 Schedule (PDF) |  Locations and Accommodations CanU8 Summit Features Join us in Edmonton for the 8th CanU summit – “UrbanShift: Implementing People-Centred Design” – from September 22-24 where we will engage in thought provoking and dynamic conversations that explore, celebrate, challenge and advance the state of Canadian urbanism. The […]

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Transforming and Urbanizing Surburbia – The Canadian Experience (SB38E) @ 2016 CIP Conference

Canada may be considered an urban country but most of our cities are car oriented, suburban in nature. Suburban development in Canada has specific characteristics and aspects and its transformation and urbanization has already begun. In the context of current global issues such as climate change, sustainability, public health issues the transformation and urbanization of […]

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“Accent of Design” Urban Design Charrette (AS01E) @ 2016 CIP Conference

The “Accent on Design” Urban Design Charrette, organized by the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) will demonstrate practical design approaches to respond to Conference theme using a demonstration site in Quebec City in a participatory format. This session will also demonstrate the design-based approach to planning for change, for sustainable and healthy development, for authentic […]

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The Great Urban Mashup: Rethinking Contemporary Collaborative Planning From Coast to Coast (SB19E) @ 2016 CIP Conference

Across Canada, the methods and tools for developing and delivering large-scale city building/transformative initiatives vary vastly. This session will examine lessons to be learned from each region, comment on the diversity of new and ongoing work across the country, and explore how these projects contribute to community prosperity. Members of the Council for Canadian Urbanism […]

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Innovations in Canadian Urbanism @ CNU24 Detroit

OI: Innovations in Canadian Urbanism DOH: CHRYSLER BLACK BOX THEATER, 6TH FLOOR Friday, June 10 @ 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM The Canadian experience offers innovative approaches to the problems affecting contemporary urbanism. The speakers, representing the Council for Canadian Urbanism as well as CNU Ontario Chapter, present a number of key issues of the […]

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