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City Builder Series

City Builders from across Canada and around the world share their vision of a flourishing city. Anyone can be a city builder and this collection of stories, podcasts and videos feature some of the unique and inspiring ideas and solutions on how to build cities of the future.

How Data Is Key to Addressing Canada’s Housing Crisis

Canadian housing data is often outdated, inconsistent and not openly available. What can we do about that?

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Prairie Region Virtual Collision Day: My Most Important Connection

During a Collision Day earlier this year, The Olds Institute's' Mitch Thomson made some interesting connections

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Welkom.U: The App that is Streamlining Settlement for Newcomers to Canada

Founded by international student Oluwatosin Ajibola, Welkom.U is an app focused on improving the relocation and settlement process of newcomers to Canada.

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We put our questionnaire to city builders to ask them about the biggest issue facing cities and examples of initiatives that is making cities flourish?

The series of diverse profiles provides the ‘best of’ city building with a solutions-based approach. Each guest shares their thoughts and ideas about how to better their community at any scale, proving that anyone can be a city builder.

Scroll through the topics to find conversations and solutions for issues affecting cities around the world or visit the full list of profiles to learn more about what city builders are working on around the world.