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Transforming Open Data into Knowledge

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The combination of Open Source Data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provides an opportunity to transform raw data into knowledge that can support evidence-based decision making. A recent example of this is a set of maps released by Anthony Smith, a planning, design and engagement consultant based in Toronto. These maps were created in his personal time and shared via […]

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Winnipeg Feature: Downtown Growth Didn’t Happen Overnight

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This year’s annual CanU Summit, #CanU9: City Making Math: The Art & Science of Urban Design, will be held in Winnipeg Manitoba from  September 14th – 16th. To learn more about our host city before the summit starts we will be featuring articles on urban design in Winnipeg.  Our first feature is a great article […]

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People-Centered Design in an Era of Reconciliation

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Kalen Anderson, RPP/MCIP Director of Planning Coordination, Sustainable Development, City of Edmonton CanU Board Member How does the city tell its stories and are we telling them well? As we gear up for our next CanU Summit next fall (our 9th!) now is the perfect time to reflect on our last gathering, which was held […]

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CanU9 City Making Math: The Art & Science of Urban Design, Sept 14 -16, 2017

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We look forward to seeing you in Winnipeg this September! Stay tuned for more information through Twitter @canurbanism and our e-news . CanU President Brent Toderian teases the theme of this year’s summit discussing how better math can help build better cities in his nationally featured article in Metro News. “When it comes to designing and building […]

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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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