• Save the date! Neighbourhoods ♥ The Heart of Community: Mobilizing for Impact. June 6-8 in Montreal
  • Cities Reducing Poverty: Bringing all voices to the table
  • Placemaking for Peacemaking: Rony Al Jalkh
  • Learning about Participatory City with Tessy Britton
  • Read the summary | Kids and Place Lab: Learning from the United States and exploring for Canada

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Placemaking for Peacemaking

This is the third in a Placemaking Profile series in which we will share short conversations we’ve had with urban innovators – from those who are actively building places that foster social inclusion to those who listen, engage, and tell stories from the communities. For more information about placemaking, please click here. Rony Al Jalkh:...
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Participatory cities grounded in practical, everyday acts

This is the fourth in a Placemaking Profile series in which we will share short conversations we’ve had with urban innovators – from those who are actively building places that foster social inclusion to those who listen, engage, and tell stories from the communities. For more information about placemaking, please click here. Tessy Britton: Participatory...
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CIRM Lunch discussions at McGill University: March 21, 23, 24

On March 21, 23, and 24, hear from innovators from academic, private, public and non-profit sectors, all of whom are seeking to ensure that 21st-century urban development balances economic, social and environmental concerns. These sessions will be bilingual (FR/EN), with no simultaneous translation. March 21st, 10.00-11.30: Julian Agyeman, Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and...
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March 2017 Newsletter

Read our March newsletter: City as Commons discussion series: Join us this spring! Cities Reducing Poverty: When Business is Engaged Youthful Cities + 30Network Vancouver: Housing & Affordability think & do tank Get out and walk! Join the global Jane’s Walks festival May 5-7 International « Le Monde » Smart Cities Innovation Awards 2017 Save...
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Articles from SPACING

Weekly feature blogs produced by our partner, Spacing, the Canadian urbanist magazine

WWW: Inclusive urban visions

How to build inclusive communities Challenging urban segregation is essential for economic and social suitability but requires multiple forms of interventions to reverse the patterns of homogenous communities found in cities worldwide.   Feminizing public space in Sweden How one Stockholm suburb is redesigning parks to be safe and accessible for women. Can New York […]

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WWW: Combating injustice with innovation and participation

Building floating cities in French Polynesia as an answer to climate change A Silicon Valley tech firm is developing self-contained, floating communities. These floating cities can potentially mitigate the impacts of rising sea levels on nations in the South Pacific. How a simple sticker can reduce food waste while combatting inequality A Brazillian collective has […]

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Thinking Bigger: Getting people moving in Scarborough

This post by Marvin Macaraig, Ph.D., is part of Spacing’s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank at the University of Toronto. Marvin is the Scarborough Cycles Project Coordinator at the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, a project of Clean Air Partnership. Scarborough Cycles is funded by the Metcalf Foundation’s Cycle City program, which […]

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WWW: Stories of urban infrastructure

Learning from the mistakes of the High Line Planners rethink and reassess how the design of New York City’s High Line park could have better served the community it was constructed within and combat the inequality issues that plague the city. Stories of life in the sky Skyscraper dwellers share their stories about living in […]

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