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The Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) is a national organization of leading multi-disciplinary urbanists championing better city-building coast-to-coast!
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Canadian Urbanism May 20
Great thread via sharing some of his thoughts about ’s
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Jennifer Keesmaat May 16
Sometimes enhancing transit is about adjusting public policy. For the King Street Pilot, we focused on getting highly inefficient cars carrying a small number of people out of the way of streetcars and their much higher carrying capacity. Read:
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Canadian Urbanism May 12
Looking for a great new opportunity to make a difference as a Senior Planner? The is hiring!
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Alex Taranu May 16
congratulations to excellent initiative and great team - looking forward to learn more CanU11 Summit in the Fall!
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Brent Bellamy May 14
This is a real honour from my peers. My heartfelt thank you to them.
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Canadian Urbanism May 14
Looks like a great event! Join for a national conference about parks next month.
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Rudayna May 11
“Canada has really dropped the ball on building social housing” dr.alan walks on the first of three factors contributing to Toronto’s housing bubble, which are shifting away from the social rental, social inequality + financialization of housing
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Jason Thorne May 9
I love the marriage that exists in cities between and . Here’s the 1st of 10 installations that will go along Waterloo’s LRT line (artists Terry O'Neill & Tara Cooper). Looking forward to when we can do the same on Hamilton’s LRT!
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Brent Bellamy May 12
My column tomorrow. Transcona is 110 years old but it stands as an example of how we could build suburbs today - diverse local industry and commerce - a walkable high street, grid street residential, transit friendly. Here’s the original unveiling of the layout from 1909.
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Brent Toderian May 13
It’s a big challenge in EVERY city to do density in a livable, diverse & politically successful way. Density bonusing is a VERY important tool for what I call . So the fact that Doug Ford is messing with that tool in Ontario is important.
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Canadian Urbanism May 13
No matter your politics, this is a true statement.
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Canadian Urbanism May 12
Looking for a great new opportunity to make a difference as a Senior Planner? The is hiring!
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Jason Thorne May 10
A nice way to celebrate . Hamilton City Council voted this week to extend our “music on patios” project for another 2 years
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Canadian Urbanism May 8
There’s no such thing as “free parking.” Here’s how one prairie city is tackling a perennially tricky planning, design and public space challenge of our changing urban times.
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Canadian Urbanism May 8
Agree Great communities are designed and evolve to offer a vibrant mix of uses, densities and building types. The wrongheaded days of dividing uses into silos within neighbourhoods are a distant past in knowledgeable design circles.
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John Fleming, MCIP, RPP May 8
Wise words from & very applicable to The London Plan includes a city structure plan to grow inward & upward & gives policy permissions for densities along key mobility & employment corridors. Council’s move forward on 3 legs of BRT is a second big step forward
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Canadian Urbanism May 7
Thanks! Typo fixed and reposted.
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Canadian Urbanism May 7
Exciting news! The summit is being hosted in Hamilton, Ontario this November. Save the date and join thinkers from across Canada to discuss “Urban Renaissance.”
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Canadian Urbanism May 7
The is hiring a Senior Planner! Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality.
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britt o'hagan May 6
The decisions we make everyday are closely linked to climate change - go car-free, shop and eat local, design cities for walking and cycling - presenting at on Sustainable Cities.
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