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Leadership in City Building – September 28, 2013 – Keynote Event

As part of the program for CanU5 in Halifax (Sept. 27-28), the Council for Canadian Urbanism is presenting a “Leadership in City Building” panel event. Saturday, September 28, 2013 1pm, Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax This event is open to the public and admission is free It will feature a lively panel discussion on the current […]

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Oh Canada: Canadian Urbanism From Coast to Coast

What makes Canadian urbanism distinctive? An overview of urbanism from the Pacific to the Atlantic is followed by a fast-paced Pecha Kucha presentation with leading Canadian urbanists discussing current best practices in community design for urban and suburban settings. PRESENTERS David Gordon, MCIP, RPP, AICP (Queen’s University), Brent Toderian, MCIP, RPP (Toderian Urban Works), Jean […]

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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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CANU3 Symposium

CanU3 explored key topics around Urbanizing the Region –  an interest to planners, designers, architects, engineers, developers, and urbanist of all stripes. After the success of the Toronto and Montreal events, CanU3 doubled the list of invitees from the previous symposia and expanded this unique event to 2.5 days of keynote speakers, walking tours, and […]

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CANU2 Symposium

The second National Symposium of Canadian Urbanist (CanU2) took place in Montreal just ahead of the CIP conference. Organized by the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU), the event gathered of 60 professionals from across the country for animated discussions of key issues faced by Canadian urbanism. The Symposium took place at the Montreal Biosphere and […]

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CANU1 Symposium

The first CanU Symposium was organized by the Council for Canadian Urbanism as the first formal event lead entirely by the group and was held in Toronto, 3-4 October 2009. This was an excellent opportunity for existing and new participants to get together, discuss key issues for Canadian Urbanism, the organization and activities of 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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