CUI served as Project Manager for the 2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card. This included responsibility for managing the survey distribution to Canadian municipalities, organizing the results and convening 18 professional membership organizations to finalize the report card.Read More
On December 4 CUI hosted Urban Leadership Day at Artscape's newest venue the Sandbox. The morning kicked-off with our Annual Meeting with Toronto's Chief Planner with NRU Publishing and was followed by CUI's presentation of the 2015 Urban Leadership Awards program. Thank you to all who attended! #togrows #ULD2015
Join us as we congratulate CUI Director Larry Beasley on the publication of his new book (co-authored with Jonathan Barnett): Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs.Read More
Today, we're hosting the Ontario Energy Community of Practice (ECOP) Symposium with Quest Canada and the Clean Air Partnership.Read More
CUI is excited to announce the appointment of three new board members:
- John Campbell, President & CEO, Waterfront Toronto
- Bruce Peever Senior Manager, KPMG Hamilton
- Megan Wallingford Analyst, Sustainalytics
Our new Chair is Andréa Callà, a Senior Executive with Tridel, with Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas, P.Eng. as Vice-Chair. CUI thanks Marni Cappe, who served as Chair for the 2014-2015 term. Marni will continue as a Director. We also thank departing Directors Tanzeel Merchant and Winnie Shi.
Learn more about CUI's Governance structure here.
Read our 2014 Annual Report here.
How do we design cities in which it is possible to age in place? This is the question Toronto Star columnist Joe Fiorito asks in his June 21 column featuring coverage from CUI's Healthy Communities +PLACE MAKER event.Read More
The CUI Brownie Awards program was established in 2001. It recognizes leadership, innovation and environmental sustainability in brownfields redevelopment and regeneration across Canada.Read More
CUI is proud to support the 2015 Land & Development Conference taking place on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. This year represents the 11th annual run for the show that provides insights into trends, development, acquisition/disposition strategies, challenges, opportunities and risks. The program includes a 12-month review of the market and forecast on where land values are going and what developments are on the horizon for 2015 and beyond.Read More
The May 29, 2015 article found on CBC Hamilton, references a 2010 Canadian Urban Institute study Building Momentum: Made in Hamilton Infrastructure Solutions.Read More
This +PLACE MAKER session takes place in June, Seniors Month in Ontario. A keynote presentation by Helen Angus, Deputy Minister responsible for the Ontario Seniors Secretariat will address the province's commitment to age-friendly communities.Read More
Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow, in partnership with the Clean Air Partnership and the Canadian Urban Institute hosted the second Energy Community of Practice (ECOP) Workshop. The workshop is designed educate participants about community energy planning and develop a community energy planning curriculum for Ontario.Read More
Great shot of CUI Senior Associate, Gordon Harris, providing a tour of UniverCity to a group of Nigerian delegates (planners, city planners, civil engineers) earlier this week as part CUI's Nigerian Study Tour event.Read More
The Urban Research Associate will apply knowledge in urban issues research, analysis, mapping and communication to projects dealing with planning, policy and performance. Topics cover the intersections of urban land use and infrastructure – built, social, ecological and financial. The candidate will have built strong relationships with project stakeholders and have experience keeping team members up to date on projects.Read More
As part of the annual renewal process, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Urban Institute is looking for two new Directors to start in June 2015.Read More
CUI congratulates Ken Greenberg, part of the winning design team for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park. Ken, was a panelist at our +PLACE MAKER event on Friday morning. His consulting firm is part of the project team which includes KPMB Architects and West 8. Read more on this exciting announcement here.Read More
Jonathan Critchley is CUI's GIS Specialist started with us in February. He took planning at Dalhousie and a graduate degree in GIS at Ryerson, where he also teaches GIS part-time. In the responses below, Jonathan sums up his experience at CUI so far, talks about the importance of datasets, who we should be following on Twitter and more.Read More