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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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CanU6 Presentations

CanU6 National Summit: Cities at the Edge – Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City Greater Toronto Area, Sep 18th-20th, 2014   Please check back for daily updates and postings (Last Updated: October 15, 2014). Presentations not linked below are too large to upload. Please contact info@canu.ca for these presentations. Jump to: Day One | Day Two | Day Three DAY ONE – Thursday, Sep. […]

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CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City – Resources

Updated: September 18, 2014 Conference Materials  CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City – Tour Book (HiRes PDF 31.7mb) (LowRes PDF 3.6mb) CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City – Venue Information (PDF 1,8mb) Presentations North York District: Don Mills Centre (PDF 20.1mb)  

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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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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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Relevant Links

These are a few links of national and international organizations that Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) is in contact, cooperating and planning to work with: National Canadian Institute of Planners/Institute Canadian des Urbanistes (CIP/ICU) Royal Architectural Institute of Canada/ L’Institut royal d’architecture du Canada (RAIC/IRAC) Canadian Society of Landscape Architects/L’Association des Architectes Paysagistes du Canada […]

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