New Tools to Improve Excess Soil Management

New Tools to Improve Excess Soil Management

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.

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CUI January 2017 Newsletter

CUI January 2017 Newsletter

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.

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CUI November 2016 Newsletter

CUI November 2016 Newsletter

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.

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Developing Canada's Infrastructure Report Card: Lessons Learned

Developing Canada's Infrastructure Report Card: Lessons Learned

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.

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Urban Leadership Day 2015

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

Thank you to CBC and UrbanToronto for post-event coverage! And thank you to our sponsors: Loblaw Real Estate, TD, Aird & Berlis, KPMG for helping to make this event possible.

New CUI Directors bring fresh perspectives on city building, policy and stakeholder engagement.

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.

CUI part of Panel at 2015 Land & Development Conference - June 16

CUI part of Panel at 2015 Land & Development Conference - June 16

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.

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What can Community Energy Planning do for your community?

What can Community Energy Planning do for your community?

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.

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CUI Recieves 2015 Toronto Foundation Vital Ideas Grant

CUI Recieves 2015 Toronto Foundation Vital Ideas Grant

The Toronto Foundation has officially announced the 2015 Vital Ideas grant recipients. This year 18 high-impact initiatives received funding including the Canadian Urban Institute. CUI’s grant will help launch Project YU – engaging young urbanists as city building thought leaders.

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