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Future Cities Canada and our partners are leading events across the country that will bring people from different sectors together to connect, re-imagine our cities and accelerate innovation.

TD Future Cities Speaker Series

Hear from leading minds in urban innovation and city building, and leave inspired to reimagine our urban futures, together.

Hosted in the TD Future Cities Centre at Evergreen Brick Works, the Speaker Series is an opportunity to hear about the solutions creating more equitable, regenerative and prosperous cities for all.

These events are free and open to the public, so all have the opportunity to hear from great international speakers. Stay tuned for the 2020 lineup.

Civic Commons Catalyst webinars

The Civic Commons Catalyst is a new initiative of Future Cities Canada which will offer an array of programming to support and scale existing civic initiatives, prototype new participatory models and support resident-led activities. Learn more about the Civic Commons Catalyst.

Libraries Reimagined

Tuesday, February 25 at 12 p.m. EST

In the first webinar of 2020, we’ll explore a unique twist on a Civic Commons classic – the library. Often referred to as a “third space” for many people, libraries have been diversifying their offerings in recent decades, including multi-media content, tech-forward resources, language courses, social programs and “alternative” lending, such as libraries and sharing depots for tools, music, and even kitchen items. As they work to transform their offerings in a changing context, we’ll be discussing the protection of libraries as expanded spaces for learning, gathering and mobilizing. Register for this free webinar here.

Community Solutions Network Events


Learn, connect and engage with other community leaders through our series of Idea Camps, Collision Days, Community Roundtables, Indigenous Community Roundtables and webinars. Learn more.