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

  resilient toronto pt 2   What does inclusive, climate resilient growth look like for Toronto? Share your ideas at an interactive panel session on May 16. This is the second event of a three-part series designed to engage city-builders and citizens in the development of a robust Resilience Strategy for the City of Toronto.   

resilient toronto pt 2

What does inclusive, climate resilient growth look like for Toronto? Share your ideas at an interactive panel session on May 16. This is the second event of a three-part series designed to engage city-builders and citizens in the development of a robust Resilience Strategy for the City of Toronto.

 

  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.

 
  smart planning our future cities   Watch our recorded LSNetwork webinar that focuses on helping municipalities navigate the full potential of connected technology by exploring the benefits of developing a smart city master plan.

smart planning our future cities

Watch our recorded LSNetwork webinar that focuses on helping municipalities navigate the full potential of connected technology by exploring the benefits of developing a smart city master plan.

  laneways as bikeways opportunities report   Find out what we learned from our research and consultations with cyclists, non-cyclists and stakeholders regarding the potential roles that laneways can play in Toronto’s cycling network.

laneways as bikeways opportunities report

Find out what we learned from our research and consultations with cyclists, non-cyclists and stakeholders regarding the potential roles that laneways can play in Toronto’s cycling network.

  ontario excess soil symposium outcomes   We convened over 20 speakers and 270 attendees to discuss solutions and areas of further development required to support beneficial reuse of Excess Soil in Ontario. The key findings are now available in the Outcomes Summary.

ontario excess soil symposium outcomes

We convened over 20 speakers and 270 attendees to discuss solutions and areas of further development required to support beneficial reuse of Excess Soil in Ontario. The key findings are now available in the Outcomes Summary.