• Mark your calendars! We Are Cities Day is coming up Oct 8 
  • Musikiosk: Adding new layers to our sonic environments
  • Attend a workshop on Evaluating Community Impact (Montreal, Oct 27-29)  
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  • Cities for People is in transition! Stay tuned for the release of our interactive report      

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Bahar Orang, Gabriel Quigley and cheyanne turions For a period of one month, beginning on 27 February 2015, teaching assistants at the University of Toronto were on strike. Advocating for fairer funding packages, hundreds of students took to the streets of the city in an attempt to better their working and schooling conditions. Written collectively...
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From our Blog

Musikiosk: Adding new layers to our sonic environments

Our experiences in cities touch upon all five senses. Yet as planners, achitects, urbanists, and the like, we often fail to consider the element of sound. When we think about changing the built environment - adding a new building, streetscape, or park - we often limit our perspective to things like building height and massing, light,...
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Workshop on evaluating change: Montreal, Oct 27-29

Evaluating Community Impact:  Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes Interested in evaluating large-scale community change initiatives? The Tamarack Institute is hosting a three-day workshop in Montreal, October 27-29, From their website: "Moving the needles" on community-wide issues requires cross-sector coordination and an engaged community. There are countless community change initiatives working on a diversity...
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Articles from SPACING

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

Investing in Cycling 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, […]

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Porch Parade

Summer is the time to get outdoors, and in the same spirit as the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London’s Hyde Park, the City of Vancouver has once again closed Robson between Hornby and Howe Streets in front of the south steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery, to examine the notion of public space in the heart […]

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Rolling Youth into Toronto’s Bicycle Renaissance

This post by Jeffrey Trieu is part of Spacing‘s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto. Find out more about the think tank, and the series, here. With countless community events being hosted from May 25th to June 25th, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area is anticipating Bike […]

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