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Letter RE: Reinstatement of the Mandatory Long-Form Census and Bill C-626

November 5th, 2014 (Download PDF) The Council for Canadian Urbanism Board of Directors sent this letter to the Hon. James Moore, Minister of Industry, supporting the reinstatement of the mandatory long form census and Bill C-626, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census). Dear Minister Moore: RE: REINSTATEMENT OF […]

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CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Program

CanU6 National Summit: Cities at the Edge – Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City Greater Toronto Area, Sep 18th-20th, 2014 Download PDF     Jump to: Day One | Day Two | Day Three DAY ONE – Thursday, Sep. 18th – North York, Markham 8:15      Registration, breakfast (North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street) 8:45      Opening […]

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CanU6: Cities at the Edge – Conclusions

CanU6 National Summit Cities at the Edge: Urbanizing Suburbia in the Regional City CanU6 Summit took place in the Greater Toronto Area between 18-20th of September, 2014 gathering prominent professionals from across Canada and abroad. These are some conclusions following the success of the event: CanU6 “Urbanizing Suburbia” Summit: Some Conclusions After three whirlwind days of walking/bus […]

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CanU Working Paper 1: Population Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2011

Suburban Nation? Population Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2011 Canada is a suburban nation and its population became more suburban from 2006-2011. This inaugural CanU working  paper describes the Canadian population growth from 2006-2011, using the census data that was released last summer. We find that the country has become more suburban over the past census […]

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CNU Ontario Grange Tour

        This August, representatives from Thinc Design and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will share their plans to revitalize the privately owned but publicly loved space known as the Grange Park. Join us as the representatives guide us through an interactive tour of the park and learn about the transformative plans […]

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CanU Charter | La Charte

The first draft of The Charter for Canadian Urbanism was introduced at CanU1, the first annual summit of the Council for Canadian Urbanism in Toronto in 2009.Since that time urbanists from across the country have collaborated to craft the final Charter for Canadian Urbanism. The final Charter was ultimately ratified and signed on September 29, 2013 […]

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