Driving equitable urban change in cities requires a distinctive set of skills and tools combined with collaborative approaches to partnership. Rotman and the School of Cities are proud to launch… Read more
The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic renewed longterm debates about the future of downtowns in North America. With the initial shock of the pandemic, downtowns emptied out as people were… Read more
On February 1, 2023, the University of Toronto partnered with Tata Trusts to launch the University of Toronto Centre in India, with goals to create opportunities for students, faculty and… Read more
The Equitable Development Data Insight Training Initiative (EDDIT) trains equitable development-focused organizations to expand their reach and impact using the data and resources they already have. EDDIT offers selected U.S. and Canadian organizations a… Read more
The School of Cities integrates the research and analysis of scholars and students from across the University of Toronto with the knowledge and lived experience of communities, civil society organizations… Read more
An introduction to the School of Cities, a unique multidisciplinary hub for urban research, education, and engagement creating new and just ways for cities and their residents to thrive.
Toronto will soon be governed under a new “Strong Mayor” System. New Provincial Legislation strengthens more than the powers for the next Mayor; it also realigns the role of city councillors and presents new challenges for residents. In advance of the municipal election on October 24, the University of Toronto’s School of Cities, in partnership with CBC Toronto, will host five former Toronto Mayors to discuss this new political system and what it means for our city and its residents.
The School of Cities at the University of Toronto, City Building TMU and ULI Toronto created a four-part “how-to” webinar series with industry experts to trailblaze a renovation revolution across our neighbourhoods and ensure Missing Middle housing gains are affordable and equitable, starting at the smallest scale – single-family properties – the “Missing Little.
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Change in cities is constant, and municipal leaders need to know how to predict it or adapt or pivot because of it. Join Richard Florida and Karen Chapple for a conversation about equitable urban change in cities and the skills, tools and partnerships required to manage change in ways that can strengthen sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous cities.
Ontario’s live music venues are in crisis. Spaces have been shutting down all over the province for years, even before the industry was decimated by the pandemic. Audiences say they’re… Read more