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CanU6: Cities at the Edge “Urbanizing Suburbia” Foreword

CanU6 Summit: “Cities at the Edge: Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City” Foreword The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) has held its Summits since 2009, bringing together the country’s top urbanists in active discussion around key issues and topics in urbanism. The presence of extensive suburban areas in Canadian cities, their retrofit and urbanization was […]

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Letter RE: Reinstatement of the Mandatory Long-Form Census and Bill C-626

November 5th, 2014 (Download PDF) The Council for Canadian Urbanism Board of Directors sent this letter to the Hon. James Moore, Minister of Industry, supporting the reinstatement of the mandatory long form census and Bill C-626, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census). Dear Minister Moore: RE: REINSTATEMENT OF […]

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CanU Charter | La Charte

La charte, La première ébauche de la Charte de l’urbanisme canadien a été discutée lors de l’événement CanU1, tout premier forum du Conseil canadien d’urbanisme tenu à Toronto en 2009.  Depuis, plusieurs urbanistes de partout à travers le pays ont collaboré à la rédaction de la version finale de la Charte de l’urbanisme canadien. Cette […]

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CanU Charter | La Charte

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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CanU5 – National City-Building Leadership Summit, Halifax, September 27-29

CanU5 Summit took place in Halifax Sep 27-28, 2013. Attended by participants from across the country, the Summit concluded with the signing of the CanU Charter. For a summary of the Summit proceedings click here

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Membership

As established at the Calgary CanU4 Summit in October 2012, membership in the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) is now open to all professionals interested in CanU’s goals, and in promoting sustainable, liveable and authentic Canadian Urbanism. CanU membership advantages and opportunities to contribute include: Be part of a professional advocacy organization and a community together […]

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Become a Member

To become a Member of The Council for Canadian Urbanism, please follow these simple steps below:   To create an account and register, Click Here. Already have an account?  Login below, then Click Here Forgot your password? Click here. For technical assistance or problems registering, please contact membership@canu.ca.

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Open letter to the leadership of Canada’s Federal political parties

March 31, 2011 Open letter to the leadership of Canada’s Federal political parties: A federal election has been called, and all Canadians are discussing critical issues regarding the future of our country. The Council for Canadian Urbanism (or CanU) is very pleased to contribute to this national discussion, and submits this 10 point “call-to-action” to the […]

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Group forms to promote Canadian Urbanism

Over the past five years a number of planners, urban designers, architects, landscape architects and developers/builders have joined forces to promote the idea that there is a genuine Canadian Urbanism emerging that express the country’s maturity and urban ideals. The concept of “Canadian Urbanism” emerged from a few key observations: Canada is increasingly an urban […]

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