Glenn Miller, a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners and a Senior Associate with the Canadian Urban Institute, shares the decade-long journey behind his publication "No Place to Grow Old: How Canadian Suburbs Can Become Age Friendly" released yesterday by the Institute for Research on Public Policy.Read More
In this edition discover opportunities for youth to explore urban growth and sustainability, provide input on Toronto’s policy directions for Community Service and Facilities and learn about the economic benefits of LED streetlights and how they are improving the overall quality of life for communities.Read More
CUI's online Excess Soil By-Law Tool helps support municipalities in managing excess soils being brought onto sites in their jurisdictions and ensuring human health and the environment is protected. Informed by the MOECC guideline Management Excess Soil – A Guide for Best Management Practices (MOECC BMP) and consultation with stakeholders, the tool provides sample by-law language and discussion on over 18 key issues.Read More
In this edition read the the outcomes of the annual meeting with Toronto's Chief Planner, register for our free lunchtime webinar on improving excess soil management and learn about CUI’s work helping downtowns across Canada build support for downtown development and business improvement.Read More
In this edition, learn about the national workshop CUI hosted in partnership with the Canadian Home Builders Association to support affordable home ownership and download the Affordable Home Ownership Factsheet. Also included, outcomes and photos from our 2016 National LightSaver’s Summit and 13th Annual Urban Leadership Awards.Read More
In this edition, learn more about the Lifetime Achievement Award our ED, Peter Halsall received. We also share news about our latest work including: TO Core, Toronto Waterfront Resiliency & Innovation Framework and our International Urban Exchange programs.Read More
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