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Building Canada’s low-carbon approach to infrastructure investments

New report from Future Cities Canada gives eight recommendations to provide a framework for integrating a low-carbon life cycle approach to decision-making for infrastructure in Canada.

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Building open, smart cities: Q&A with Jean-Noé Landry

Jean-Noé Landry is Executive Director of OpenNorth, Canada’s leading not-for-profit organization specialized in open data, open government, community engagement, open smart cities and civic technology.

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Alexa Bush, planning director Maurce Cox, and Lynn Ross from the Knight foundation speaking to some of the youth at Thorncliffe Park in Toronto.

Creating walkable neighbourhoods in motor city: Q&A with Alexa Bush

Alexa Bush is an Urban Design Director, working with the City of Detroit Planning and Development Department.

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Low-tech solutions to smart city challenges: Addressing social isolation in our cities

Cities small and big are looking at new ways to encourage more civic engagement.

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Raising the importance of public space: Q&A with Gil Penalosa

Gil Penalosa is the founder and chair of the board of Canadian non-profit 8 80 cities.

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Setting the stage for good data governance

How Future Cities Canada aims to inform a national urban data strategy.

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Reimagining Our Urban Futures: Why we need to plan like we’ve never planned before

We’re embarking on a project that’s the first of its kind in Canada

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We must envision our 21st century cities

Now is the time to realize the potential of our cities.

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