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Changing the Conversation – and along with that, the neighborhood character

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By: Jana Kelemen Our cities are struggling with housing affordability. Many political platforms are built around this issue; yet, no significant changes have been made to reconnect the existing housing-related policies with much-needed intensification. (more…)

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CanU11 Hamilton Urban Renaissance | Renaissance urbaine Nov. 6-9, 2019

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  Join 100+ leading urbanists from all provinces and fields for a dynamic exchange of ideas and opinions focused on improving the design and planning of our cities and communities from coast to coast. The preliminary program is included below.   Joignez-vous à 100+ urbanistes invités de partout au Canada en vue d’un échange dynamique […]

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CanU Working Paper 3: Growth in Canadian Mid-Sized Cities

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David L.A. Gordon with Chris Willms & Shuhong Lin SURP, Queen’s University Read Full Report Here Executive Summary Although  Canada is a suburban nation, mid-sized cities are different. We can now compare all of Canada’s mid-sized metro areas to structure and growth trends throughout the nation. Two-thirds of the country’s total population lives in some […]

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2018 Annual Report | Rapport Annuel 2018

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We are pleased to report on our activities and progress over the last year and our plan for 2019 and beyond. Over the year, we continued to help advance urban issues across the country including: Ongoing advocacy through social and traditional media; Presenting at and participating in numerous conferences and events including the Mid-Sized Cities […]

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Merci Montréal!

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Merci Montréal ! Au nom du Conseil canadien d’urbanisme, je tiens à vous remercier de votre généreuse participation au sommet annuel de Montréal – CanU10.  Ensemble, vous avez su « mettre la table » à trois journées intenses de présentations et d’échanges qui ont permis de prendre connaissance des meilleures pratiques montréalaises en matière de (re)développement urbain. […]

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CanU Working Paper 2: Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-16

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David L.A. Gordon with Lyra Hindrichs and Chris Willms School of Urban and Regional Planning Department of Geography and Planning Queen’s University August 2018 Read Full Report Here Still Suburban? Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2016 Executive Summary Canada is a suburban nation. More than two-thirds of our country’s total population lives in suburbs. In all […]

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

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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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Project Welcome Mat: Moving from Fear to Dignity with Placemaking

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Guest blog post by: Susan Holdsworth RPP MCIP  City of Edmonton, Community Initiatives, Citizen Services, Social Development Urban wellness is a subject that many of us are paying more attention to, and if we aren’t already, then we should. Health care costs are enormous, and depression and suicide rates are on the rise. It is exciting […]

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CanU10 Fixing the City: Challenges and Learnings

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Mid-Sized Cities Event Series London ON May 15-16

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CanU’s Mid-Sized Cities Caucus has been hard at work with Evergreen and their partners to create an event series in London from May 15-16 focused on Mid-Sized Cities. The event will include “a day of public walking tours and a city building fair, followed by the Mid-Sized Cities Researcher + Practitioner Roundtable, where leaders from mid-sized cities […]

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