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Transforming and Urbanizing Surburbia – The Canadian Experience (SB38E) @ 2016 CIP Conference

Canada may be considered an urban country but most of our cities are car oriented, suburban in nature. Suburban development in Canada has specific characteristics and aspects and its transformation and urbanization has already begun. In the context of current global issues such as climate change, sustainability, public health issues the transformation and urbanization of […]

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“Accent of Design” Urban Design Charrette (AS01E) @ 2016 CIP Conference

The “Accent on Design” Urban Design Charrette, organized by the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) will demonstrate practical design approaches to respond to Conference theme using a demonstration site in Quebec City in a participatory format. This session will also demonstrate the design-based approach to planning for change, for sustainable and healthy development, for authentic […]

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The Great Urban Mashup: Rethinking Contemporary Collaborative Planning From Coast to Coast (SB19E) @ 2016 CIP Conference

Across Canada, the methods and tools for developing and delivering large-scale city building/transformative initiatives vary vastly. This session will examine lessons to be learned from each region, comment on the diversity of new and ongoing work across the country, and explore how these projects contribute to community prosperity. Members of the Council for Canadian Urbanism […]

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Innovations in Canadian Urbanism @ CNU24 Detroit

OI: Innovations in Canadian Urbanism DOH: CHRYSLER BLACK BOX THEATER, 6TH FLOOR Friday, June 10 @ 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM The Canadian experience offers innovative approaches to the problems affecting contemporary urbanism. The speakers, representing the Council for Canadian Urbanism as well as CNU Ontario Chapter, present a number of key issues of the […]

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CanU8 Save the Date: Edmonton, September 22nd – 25th, 2016

Urban Shift: Implementing People-Centred Design Edmonton is currently experiencing an important moment in its history as it reaches the tipping point of a million people. As the city matures it is emerging as a more dynamic place with many new buildings and spaces that need to meet the diverse human needs and priorities of its growing population. Join […]

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Fresh Reads on Canada’s National Capital Region

Interested in learning more about the history of Ottawa and the Capital Region? Check out CanU Board Members Alain Miguelez and David Gordon’s new books! Transforming Ottawa by Alain Miguelez @AlainMiguelez Alain is an Urban Planner for the City of Ottawa and an amateur historian. He was inspired to write the book “by the rediscovery, […]

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Liberals Reinstate StatsCan Mandatory Long-Form Census!

The Council for Canadian Urbanism would like to share our organization’s support for the recent reinstatement of StatsCan’s long-form census. We join our voices to the advice given from experts and professionals, including statisticians, economists, urban planners, businesses, public health and anti-poverty groups, researchers and many other groups who depend on the accurate and detailed information and analysis […]

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Elections 2015 Platforms Evaluated

Please click here for the full report (PDF) and click here for the media release (PDF). Council for Canadian Urbanism October 16, 2015 BREAKING: Canadian Election – Party Platforms Evaluated Around Building More Successful Canadian Cities For Immediate Release From the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) October 16, 2015 The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) […]

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