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CanU9 – Summit Program

City Making Math

CanU9 City Making Math: The Art & Science of Urban Design – Summit Program & Maps (PDF) PLC Units are available The Registration Desk has been moved to The Forks Market, Tower Entrance Registration will be open from 8 am – noon on Thursday. If you are unable to register at these times please e-mail info@canu.ca Bring […]

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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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Transforming and Urbanizing Suburbia – 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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Fresh Reads on Canada’s National Capital Region

Interested in learning more about the history of Ottawa and the Capital Region? Check out CanU Board Members Alain Miguelez and David Gordon’s new books! Transforming Ottawa by Alain Miguelez @AlainMiguelez Alain is an Urban Planner for the City of Ottawa and an amateur historian. He was inspired to write the book “by the rediscovery, […]

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Liberals Reinstate StatsCan Mandatory Long-Form Census!

The Council for Canadian Urbanism would like to share our organization’s support for the recent reinstatement of StatsCan’s long-form census. We join our voices to the advice given from experts and professionals, including statisticians, economists, urban planners, businesses, public health and anti-poverty groups, researchers and many other groups who depend on the accurate and detailed information and analysis […]

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Elections 2015 Platforms Evaluated

Please click here for the full report (PDF) and click here for the media release (PDF). Council for Canadian Urbanism October 16, 2015 BREAKING: Canadian Election – Party Platforms Evaluated Around Building More Successful Canadian Cities For Immediate Release From the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) October 16, 2015 The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) […]

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CanU7 Speakers

Updated: Sept. 14, 2015 Robert ALLSOPP Graham BIRD Jessika BROSSEAU Frances BULA Sally COUTTS Jonathan DENIS-JACOB Joyce DROHAN Patrick DUQUETTE Robert FREEDMAN Fred GASPAR David GORDON Charlotte HAUKSSON Don HERWEYER Christopher HUME Megan KRUEGER Dan LEEMING Harold MADI Thom MAHLER Jonathan McLEOD Réjean MARTINEAU Alain MIGUELEZ Mitra RAD Jerrod RILEY Jacob RITCHIE Dan RUBINSTEIN Pierre […]

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CanU7: Preliminary Program

Francais Wednesday  October 14th 2015 The first day of the Summit takes place within the Chaudière development on the Quebec side across from LeBreton Flats. The summit has partnered with Ordre des Urbanistes du Québec on Wednesday October 14th 2015. 11:30am-12:00pm Registration Opens 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch 1:00pm-4:00pm Chaudière/Zibi Presentations and Site Visit 4:15pm-5:30pm Keynote speaker: Charlotte […]

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