The Canadian Urban Institute is a non-profit applied research organization dedicated to achieving healthy urban development.

 

MANDATE: We help the public and private sectors: build capacity for informed, creative decisions; shape public policy; and implement the best community practices.

METHOD: We apply knowledge developed over nearly three decades of experience in Canada and internationally. We visualize data and organize information to understand relationships. We generate insights and recommendations to inspire action. 

FOCUS: Our focus is on solutions for the built environment that balance human, ecological and economic impacts.

 

NEW AT CUI

  we're hiring an urban research analyst   We're looking for someone with a keen interest in urban issues who is experienced in research, analysis, communicating ideas and team-based work.

we're hiring an urban research analyst

We're looking for someone with a keen interest in urban issues who is experienced in research, analysis, communicating ideas and team-based work.

  allaccess - creating accessible public space   Participate in this new program designed to help make Ontario's public spaces more accessible to everyone.

allaccess - creating accessible public space

Participate in this new program designed to help make Ontario's public spaces more accessible to everyone.

  Smart planning our smart cities guide   Read this practical guide that outlines key strategies for Smart City Master Plan development, along with examples of global best practices.     

Smart planning our smart cities guide

Read this practical guide that outlines key strategies for Smart City Master Plan development, along with examples of global best practices.  

 

 
  our progress in 2017   Read our 2017 Annual Report that captures our progress in building capacity for healthy urban development, and outlines how you can get involved to help provide communities with a clear path to healthy urban development.

our progress in 2017

Read our 2017 Annual Report that captures our progress in building capacity for healthy urban development, and outlines how you can get involved to help provide communities with a clear path to healthy urban development.

  2018 urban leadership awards sponsorship   Learn more about this opportunity to   support urban creativity and celebrate the city-builders leading transformational change in Canada's urban regions.

2018 urban leadership awards sponsorship

Learn more about this opportunity to   support urban creativity and celebrate the city-builders leading transformational change in Canada's urban regions.

  toronto 2030 platform   We are leading the development of a collaborative carbon reduction platform for Downtown Toronto. Find out how you can join the initiative.

toronto 2030 platform

We are leading the development of a collaborative carbon reduction platform for Downtown Toronto. Find out how you can join the initiative.