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.

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.

Get to know Jonathan Critchley: CUI's GIS Specialist

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.