Vital Places

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.

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.

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.

Business Recovery Centres helping to Build Back Better in the Philippines

Business Recovery Centres helping to Build Back Better in the Philippines

As part of CUI’s ongoing work in the Philippines, Business Recovery Centres link the private sector with local government, academe and community. This is helping to Build Back Better after Typhoon Haiyan. Since 2008, CUI has been supporting local economic development in the Philippines