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CUI Congratulates the City of Kingston: Recipient of ESRI Canada's GIS Award of Excellence

CUI News, Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  City of Kingston Recipient of ESRI Canada’s Award of Excellence in GIS The City of Kingston has been selected by ESRI Canada to receive an Award of Excellence in GIS. Over the past year, CUI has been working with the City of Kingston’s Culture Department and Information Technology & GIS Professionals (as well as data sharing partners throughout the City) to develop...

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CUI Congratulates the City of Kingston

CUI News, Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  City of Kingston Recipient of ESRI Canada’s Award of Excellence in GIS The City of Kingston has been selected by ESRI Canada to receive an Award of Excellence in GIS. Over the past year, CUI has been working with the City of Kingston’s Culture Department and Information Technology & GIS Professionals (as well as data sharing partners throughout the City) to develop...

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2014 CUI Brownie Award Finalists Announced

CUI News, Friday, October 17, 2014

The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) would like to congratulate the following finalists of the 2014 CUI Brownie Awards program: Category 1 / REPROGRAM Legislation, Policy and Program Initiatives Sponsor: CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS Utility Infill Development Incentive Hamilton FCM’s Brownfield Bootcamp Peer Learning Program Region of Waterloo Brownfields Financial Incentives Program Edmonton Brownfield Redevelopment Grant Program Category 2 / REMEDIATE...

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Measuring the Health of Canada's Infrastructure

CUI News, Thursday, October 09, 2014

CIRC Asset Management Primer Helps Cities Understand Value of Asset Management as Tool to Assess and Improve Condition of Public Infrastructure. The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) applauds the release of a new Asset Management Primer developed by the Canadian Network of Asset Managers (CNAM) in support of the Canadian Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC). Investing in our roads, bridges and water systems is...

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CUI Releases 2014 Canadian Brownfields Conference Program

CUI News, Wednesday, September 24, 2014

CUI is excited to share the official conference program for our 15th Annual Canadian Brownfields Conference This annual conference is designed for professionals and thought-leaders (from the public and private sector) for idea exchange and best practice sharing. The theme for this year’s event is Regenerate! Recognizing the impact of redeveloping existing sites in city building.

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CUI to Present at 2014 Green Building Festival ResilienCity: The New Urban Paradigm

CUI to Present at 2014 Green Building Festival ResilienCity: The New Urban Paradigm

CUI News, Monday, September 22, 2014

CUI’s Peter Halsall will present at the 2014 Green Building Festival on Thursday, October 2, 2014. This day-long event will focus on best practices to address climate-driven threats to our cities and sustainable planning, design, engineering and building solutions. Learn More Purchase Tickets #vitalplaces

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CUI Delivering Cultural Asset Mapping & Helping Improve Local Tourism Circuits in the Philippines

CUI News, Thursday, September 18, 2014

CUI’s Jeff Evenson is currently in the Philippines delivering training on cultural asset mapping and helping to improve local tourism circuits. Read the article HERE. This is part of CUI’s ongoing work on the Philippines Local Economic Development project, where since 2008, we have helped the province to: secure $150M in new tourism investments create 2200 jobs increase in tourism arrivals at project sites -...

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CUI Brownie Awards - 3 Days Left to Submit

CUI News, Tuesday, September 09, 2014

  CUI is accepting nominations for the 2014 Brownie Awards. The deadline to submit your project is: Friday, September 12, 2014.  SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT TODAY! Categories REPROGRAM Legislation, Policy & Program Initiatives  Sponsor: NETHERLANDS CONSULATE RE-MEDIATE Sustainable Remediation & Technological Innovation  Sponsor: CH2M HILL REINVEST Financing, Risk Management & Partnerships Sponsor: GOLDER & ASSOCIATES REBUILD Excellence in Project Development - Building Scale AVAILABLE...

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Hon. Glen Murray, MPP, Announced as Keynote at Canadian Brownfields Conference

CUI News, Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The Canadian Urban Institute will present the 15th Annual Canadian Brownfields Conference & Awards Gala on October 29, 2014 at the Daniels Spectrum in Toronto's Regent Park.  The theme for this year's event is Regenerate: Recognizing the impact of redeveloping existing sites in city building.  PURCHASE TICKETS. CUI is excited to announce Bryan Tuckey, President of BILD as the...

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Welcoming 3 New Directors to Our Board

CUI News, Monday, September 08, 2014

New Directors bring private and public sector planning, design and operations experience from across Canada.   CUI is excited to announce the appointment of three new board members for the 2014-2015 term: Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas, P.Eng.,a professional engineer who has served as senior public servant for 33 years.  Tanzeel Merchant architect and urban planner, with the Ontario Growth Secretariat at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs...

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2014 CUI Brownie Awards – Nominations Now Open!

2014 CUI Brownie Awards – Nominations Now Open!

CUI News, Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  CUI is now accepting nominations for the 2014 CUI Brownie Awards. The theme for this year’s event is Regenerate: Recognizing the impact of brownfield redevelopment in city building. The 2014 conference and awards will be held on Wednesday October 29th at the Daniels Spectrum in Toronto.  CUI will accept nominations in 8 categories: 1. REPROGRAM: Legislation, Policy and Program Initiatives2. REMEDIATE: Sustainable Remediation and...

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LightSavers Canada and CUI featured in Corporate Knights Article

CUI News, Friday, July 18, 2014

  LightSavers Canada, a program of the Canadian Urban Institute, is featured in an article on CORPORATE KNIGHTS website today: BC BACKS LED STREET LIGHTS FOR MUNICIPALITIES http://www.corporateknights.com/article/bc-backs-led-street-lighting-municipalities #brightlights #healthycities  

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Smart Lights, Healthy Cities - LightSavers Canada provides technical support and research on ground-breaking LED procurement program for BC Government

CUI News, Thursday, July 17, 2014

  Smart Lights, Healthy Cities BC Government Announces New Procurement Program to Support Major LED Streetlight Conversion Initiative LightSavers Canada provided technical support and research on this ground-breaking procurement program that will support the eventual conversion of up to 330,000 streetlights across the Province of British Columbia. Coordinated by Shared Services BC, this initiative enables public entities to acquire pre-qualified LED...

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Celebrating 11 Years of Urban Leadership in Canada

CUI News, Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conversations to Inspire the Urban Agenda 11th Annual Urban Leadership Awards happening Tomorrow! Program to recognize individuals making a profound impact on the quality of life in Canada’s urban regions. TORONTO, June 24, 2014 / CUI / Tomorrow the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) will bring together city builders and place makers from across Ontario to celebrate individuals making a profound...

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CUI Proud Supporter of 2014 Canadian Water Summit

CUI Proud Supporter of 2014 Canadian Water Summit

CUI News, Tuesday, June 17, 2014

TORONTO (June 18, 2014) CUI Proud Supporter of 2014 Canadian Water Summit CUI is proud to support the 2014 Canadian Water Summit happening Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the International Centre in Toronto. The Summit is Canada’s largest multi-stakeholder water conference with the key purpose of putting the spotlight on urban water issues.   Program Highlights Cities and Water • Christopher Gasson, Publisher, Global...

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CUI Partners with International Academy for Design & Health to Present Pre Congress Symposium

CUI Partners with International Academy for Design & Health to Present Pre Congress Symposium

CUI News, Friday, June 13, 2014

TORONTO, June 13, 2014 / The 10th Design and Health World Congress & Exhibition will be held in Toronto July 9-13. Organized by the International Academy for Design & Health, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Research & Innovation, OCAD University and the University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, this 5-day event will...

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CUI to Present 11th Annual Urban Leadership Awards: Inspiring the Urban Agenda

CUI to Present 11th Annual Urban Leadership Awards: Inspiring the Urban Agenda

CUI News, Monday, June 02, 2014

 For Immediate Release Program to recognize individuals making a profound impact on the quality of life in Canada’s urban regions. TORONTO, June 2, 2014 / CUI / On June 25, 2014 the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) will bring together city builders and place makers from across Ontario to celebrate individuals making a profound impact on the quality of life in Canada’s urban...

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We're Hiring! Program Manager, LED Lighting Technologies, LightSavers Canada

CUI News, Sunday, June 01, 2014

Do you want to help us deliver solutions to create vibrant and resilient communities? If so, the Canadian Urban Institute has the opportunity for you! CUI is seeking a highly organized, entrepreneurial and motivated program manager.The role responsibilities include: Assist in creating a Stakeholder Consortium for Parking Lighting • Support the Director in developing a national consortium to develop momentum towards modernizing lighting in...

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CUI featured in May/June Edition of ReNew Canada: Room to Grow

CUI News, Monday, May 05, 2014

Room To Grow: Planning for communities to accommodate future population growth requires smart densification and a clear vision. View “One of the hardest things is the disconnect between where policymakers think we should go and where the market is willing to go. The potential to go wrong is when policymakers try to force density where it isn't welcome. You see that...

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CUI to Present at 2014 Land & Development Conference May 13

CUI to Present at 2014 Land & Development Conference May 13

CUI News, Thursday, May 01, 2014

TORONTO (May 13, 2014) CUI President Peter Halsall will present at the 10th Annual Informa Canada Land & Development Conference on May 13, 2014. This conference focuses on: financing, construction, development, investment and leasing market activity impacting the region. The panel session titled The Boom in Office Development will be moderated by Sandy McNair, President, Altus InSite and will review the...

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Career Opportunity: Urban Systems Manager

CUI News, Monday, April 14, 2014

    Do you want to develop solutions to create vibrant and resilient communities? If so, Canadian Urban Institute has the opportunity for you! CUI is seeking a highly organized and motivated engineer and/or project manager. The role responsibilities include: providing technical direction in projects dealing with municipal infrastructure, asset management and economic development, organizing project resources to ensure deliverables meet scope, schedule, quality requirements, maintaining effective...

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CUI Announces the 2014 Urban Leadership Award Recipients

CUI Announces the 2014 Urban Leadership Award Recipients

CUI News, Sunday, April 13, 2014

CUI will present the 11th Annual Urban Leadership Awards: Inspiring the Urban Agenda on June 25, 2014 at the Berkeley Church. This year we introduce a new format, where award recipients participate in a panel moderated by CORPORATE KNIGHTS President Toby Heaps, to inspire the urban agenda for the year ahead. These awards celebrate individuals making a profound impact on the...

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CUI and LightSavers Canada featured in Spring 2014 edition of Corporate Knights: Street Smarts

CUI News, Thursday, April 03, 2014

TORONTO Corporate Knights Spring 2014 edition, released earlier this week features an article about LightSavers Canada, an initiative of Canadian Urban Institute.  Street Smarts, written by Toby Heaps, looks at how municipalities are making the switch to LED streetlights but that a large number still remain “in the dark” on how to pay for it. Excerpt: “The product is now mature, it...

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Special Invitation: Sustainable Sweden Study Tour & World Bioenergy Conference June 1-6, 2014

CUI News, Tuesday, April 01, 2014

June 1-6, 2014, Business Sweden – The Swedish Trade & Invest Council, in cooperation with the Swedish Energy Agency, invites you to participate in a Study Tour to Sweden, including a visit to the 2014 World Bioenergy Conference. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 25th. About Business SwedenBusiness Sweden is an organization built on proud traditions from the Swedish Trade Council...

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CUI Plays Role in Recognizing Outstanding Leadership in the Canadian Public Sector

CUI News, Thursday, February 13, 2014

TORONTO  On February 13, 2014 CUI’s Andrew Farncombe participated as a municipal sector juror for the 2013 IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards The awards program recognizes public sector organizations – including city governments and municipalities – that have demonstrated a bold leadership role to improve Canada through advancements in public policy and management. “This was a great opportunity for CUI to bring...

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