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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 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.

CUI Congratulates Ken Greenberg

CUI Congratulates Ken Greenberg

CUI congratulates Ken Greenberg, part of the winning design team for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park. Ken, was a panelist at our +PLACE MAKER event on Friday morning. His consulting firm is part of the project team which includes KPMB Architects and West 8. Read more on this exciting announcement here.

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

Dispatches from the Philippines: One year after Typhoon Haiyan

CUI's Lisa Cavicchia and Francis Gentoral recently visited Northern Iloilo & Northern Capiz in the Philippines, one year after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical storms ever recorded, struck the Philippines.  CUI is developing ideas for a project that would help build the local economy, considering climate change issues.  Learn more about our International Urban Partnerships programs.