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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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Inscrivez-vous maintenant – CanU7: L’ADN urbain du Canada

L’art et la science de créer des lieux dignes d’intérêt Du 14 au 16 octobre 2015 Inscrivez-vous maintenant English SOYEZ DES NÔTRES À Ottawa-Gatineau La région de la capitale du Canada Inscrivez-vous maintenant Pour être concurrentielles à l’échelle mondiale, les grandes villes canadiennes doivent être attrayantes. Or, pour qu’il en soit ainsi, il faut notamment […]

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Register Now – CanU7: Canada’s Urban DNA

“The art and science of creating meaningful places” October 14 to 16, 2015 Register Now French JOIN US IN Ottawa-Gatineau Canada’s Capital Region Click here to register To compete globally, large Canadian cities need to be attractive – and part of that involves being good at place making. As a relatively young country, Canada must develop […]

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Letter RE: Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway East

  Download PDF May 29th, 2015 To: Toronto City Council RE: Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway East The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) is a national non-profit information and advocacy group incorporated in 2009. CanU was founded by and includes many of Canada’s leading urban experts, from the fields of city planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, […]

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CanU Committee for Young Urbanists (CYU) Terms of Reference

Download PDF 1) Purpose/Mandate To nationally bridge gaps and build dialogue between young professional urbanists for action based conversations, in order to meet CanU’s goals of improving city building through improved professional practices, research and education for sustainable healthy and livable cities and communities across Canada. To increase CanU’s membership with a focus on those […]

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Open Letter to The Metro Vancouver Mayors Council

Download PDF RE: Metro Vancouver Mayor’s Council Transportation and Transit Plan Plebiscite The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) is a national non-profit information and advocacy group incorporated in 2009. CanU was founded by and includes many of Canada’s leading urban experts, from the fields of city planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, transportation, community development […]

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