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CanU6: Preliminary Program

CanU6: Cities at the Edge - Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City, Greater Toronto Area – 2014 DAY ONE – Thursday, Sep. 18th – North York, Markham 8:00 Registration, breakfast 9:00 Opening remarks, introduction with CanU Board and CanU6 Organizing Committee History of Suburbia – with John VanNostrand, prof. David Gordon Toronto’s Inner Suburbs – City […]

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CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Sept.18-20 – Early Bird Registration

  CanU 6 Registration now open! Take advantage of our “early bird” rate!* Program updates: Base established at North York Centre – Canada’s first suburban centre!** Day One and Two have extensive trips to some of the most relevant projects and case studies for urbanizing suburbia: – Don Mills Centre, North York urban developments, Markham […]

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CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Sept.18-20

  CanU6 National Summit Cities at the Edge: Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City Join Canada’s leading urbanists for the CanU6 National Summit to take place in the Greater Toronto Area September 18th – 20th, 2014. The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) will hold its 6th annual National Summit, CanU6, in the Greater Toronto Area […]

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CanU Working Paper 1: Population Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2011

Suburban Nation? Population Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2011 Canada is a suburban nation and its population became more suburban from 2006-2011. This inaugural CanU working  paper describes the Canadian population growth from 2006-2011, using the census data that was released last summer. We find that the country has become more suburban over the past census […]

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CNU Ontario Grange Tour

        This August, representatives from Thinc Design and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will share their plans to revitalize the privately owned but publicly loved space known as the Grange Park. Join us as the representatives guide us through an interactive tour of the park and learn about the transformative plans […]

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CanU Charter

The first draft of The Charter for Canadian Urbanism was introduced at CanU1, the first annual summit of the Council for Canadian Urbanism in Toronto in 2009.Since that time urbanists from across the country have collaborated to craft the final Charter for Canadian Urbanism. The final Charter was ultimately ratified and signed on September 29, 2013 […]

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