Developing communities inclusive of all ages, abilities, incomes.


Our Work

 
   TIMELAPSETO    This initiative was created by CUI and Maximum City to engage youth in discussions about the changes happening in their community. 5 Timelapse workshops were held across the city in 2017.  The workshops used large-scale maps and colourful, tactile materials to give youth the opportunity to imagine, design and discuss their future of their neighbourhood.  Launched 2017

TIMELAPSETO

This initiative was created by CUI and Maximum City to engage youth in discussions about the changes happening in their community. 5 Timelapse workshops were held across the city in 2017.  The workshops used large-scale maps and colourful, tactile materials to give youth the opportunity to imagine, design and discuss their future of their neighbourhood.

Launched 2017

   OLDER ADULTS/SENIORS RECREATIONAL SERVICES STRATEGY    CUI developed a Recreational Services Strategy to help the Town of Ajax respond to the leisure, social and physical space needs of an aging population. We developed recommendations to improve and expand upon existing services and facilities in the Town. Two of the recommendations have are already being implemented.  Published 2017

OLDER ADULTS/SENIORS RECREATIONAL SERVICES STRATEGY

CUI developed a Recreational Services Strategy to help the Town of Ajax respond to the leisure, social and physical space needs of an aging population. We developed recommendations to improve and expand upon existing services and facilities in the Town. Two of the recommendations have are already being implemented.

Published 2017

   PROJECT YU    This initiative is focused on helping youth to participate in meaningful discussions about the urban environment. Participants develop information on relevant urban issues that is clear, simple and unbiased and raises awareness about how urban issues affect youth, how decisions are made and how youth can affect those decisions. The Project YU website provides a platform for youth to share information and perspectives on relevant urban issues.  Launched 2016

PROJECT YU

This initiative is focused on helping youth to participate in meaningful discussions about the urban environment. Participants develop information on relevant urban issues that is clear, simple and unbiased and raises awareness about how urban issues affect youth, how decisions are made and how youth can affect those decisions. The Project YU website provides a platform for youth to share information and perspectives on relevant urban issues.

Launched 2016

 
   SUPPORTING THE BIG SHIFT WITH AGE FRIENDLY DEVELOPMENT    CUI surveyed the available research on population aging in relation to transit and searched for relevant case studies on how municipalities are implementing transit-friendly policies and building transit infrastructure. Through a second set of case studies, CUI researchers looked at housing forms designed to appeal to seniors and assessed their potential for supporting transit use.  Published 2014

SUPPORTING THE BIG SHIFT WITH AGE FRIENDLY DEVELOPMENT

CUI surveyed the available research on population aging in relation to transit and searched for relevant case studies on how municipalities are implementing transit-friendly policies and building transit infrastructure. Through a second set of case studies, CUI researchers looked at housing forms designed to appeal to seniors and assessed their potential for supporting transit use.

Published 2014

   REPOSITIONING AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES    The Division of Aging and Seniors of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) retained the Canadian Urban Institute to prepare this research report to determine the extent to which the concept of Age Friendly Communities (AFC) complements or is consistent with other mainstream planning concepts such as Smart Growth and Healthy Cities.  The goal is to identify ways to help move AFC into the mainstream of planning‐related discourse.  Published 2011

REPOSITIONING AGE-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES

The Division of Aging and Seniors of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) retained the Canadian Urban Institute to prepare this research report to determine the extent to which the concept of Age Friendly Communities (AFC) complements or is consistent with other mainstream planning concepts such as Smart Growth and Healthy Cities.  The goal is to identify ways to help move AFC into the mainstream of planning‐related discourse.

Published 2011

 

Contact

For more information about our Communities For All Ages work,
contact Alexandra McDonough: amcdonough (at) canurb (dot) org, 416-365-0816 x 226