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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.

Community Hubs as Resilience: Before, During & Post Crisis

Thursday, April 2 at 12 p.m. EST

Community hubs have been adapting their services in response to COVID-19 public health recommendations and precautions. In-person gatherings and programs have been cancelled or postponed to promote social distancing in solidarity with those most vulnerable to infection or with limited access to proper care or social safety nets. Some community hubs appear to be pivoting to focus on their core service offering: the most basic need they supply, that which their communities rely on them first and foremost.  

Join this Civic Commons Catalyst Webinar to discuss the resiliency that community hubs inherently support in their communities, before, during and after crises. What is the role of the community hub now, amidst crises? What can they be doing? What have they already been doing to strengthen resiliency leading up to a crisis? And what do they represent in the vision of a stronger future afterwards? 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.