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Calgary's Peace bridge with people biking and walking across it.

Like it or not: cities are the link to Canada’s success

Future Cities Canada Fellow Dan Hoornweg explores the urban-rural divide and the way forward for Canada.

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Design thinking to break the cycle of Indigenous Youth Incarceration

When Infrastructure Canada announced the Smart Cities Challenge in November 2017, the City of Saskatoon came together to decide how smart cities approaches could improve the lives of their residents.

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Bruce Katz, co-author of The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism was joined by Toronto Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam to explore the idea of a new localism and discuss the ways in which Canadian cities could collaboratively build new sets of norms and tools.

How can Canadian cities migrate to a “new localism”

Five ideas to help cities adjust to our new urban reality

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Mayor of Victoria Lisa Helps, Assembly of First Nations Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek and Mayor of Mount Pearl Dave Aker spoke as part of A Message from the Future, the last mainstage breakout session held at this year’s Future Cities Canada Summit, convened by Evergreen at Evergreen Brick Works Nov. 7-8, and facilitated by community organizer, activist and author Dave Meslin.

Oh Canada 2029: Three local leaders share a message from the future

Read about Canada in 2029, as described by three mayors from coast to coast to coast

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Cities: Catalyst or Catastrophe

Are cities hubs for innovation and our best chance to fight climate change or bad for our health and inherently unsustainable?

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Yasir Naqvi: It’s time to reclaim the public square

Yasir Naqvi, CEO of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), speaks about his work  and shares a glimpse of what Summit attendees can expect

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Imagination in policy-making: Q&A with Summit keynote, Gabriella Gómez-Mont

“I believe that the prevalent metaphor of cities as machines, or as factories, has led us astray in many ways”

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People walking across a city street.

Small can be smart: How small communities champion open smart initiatives

Plus, what the Community Solutions Network’s Advisory Service is doing to build capacity and empower communities

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