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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.

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Voices from Youth Climate Action

Three Climate Action Catalysts share their hope for the future of youth action and, given the current climate of social distancing, what new or different approaches are they taking to climate action?

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Dusk over Front St E in Toronto.

Youth Activating Local Climate Solutions with YCI’s Innovate MY Future

The biggest take aways from the Climate Action Catalyst Summit

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Indy Johar speaking to a crowd about Civic Capital at the Future Cities Canada Summit 2019

Introducing the Civic Capital Movement 

We are thrilled to be part of the launch of the Civic Capital Movement — alongside Dark Matter Labs, Community Foundations Canada, Evergreen, MaRS, the McConnell Foundation and MIS — taking steps to shift the way we're thinking about civic capital.

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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.