Cities are the solution to our global problems, because they create a platform for people to come together and innovate solutions. But urban change is hard, as it demands navigating… 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 India Foundation (UTIF), 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
This video reviews some of the models for co-ownership in Ontario and across Canada and explores their possibilities and limitations.
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At this session of the Knowledge Café, Jo Sharma and Jaclyn Rohel will discuss how and why this project came about, why we should listen to these voices, and how this can be a template for university-community-informed and community-engaged actionist research on cities and beyond.
Join author Katie Wells, the School of Cities and the Master of Urban Innovation program at the University of Toronto in a discussion on Disrupting D.C, the ongoing effects of Uber in our cities, and what we can expect for our cities’ futures.
Join the School of Cities for the year-end showcase of the 2023/2024 Multidisciplinary Urban Capstone Project (MUCP), International Multidisciplinary Urban Capstone Project (IMUCP), Graduate Fellows and other School of Cities… Read more
An online conversation on the book Urban Futures: Planning for city foresight and city visions with authors Timothy Dixon and Mark Tewdwr-Jones
In this session, Professor Ai Taniguchi will discuss findings from her Language, Identity, Multiculturalism and Global Empowerment (L’IMAGE) Project. In this session, you will learn how students view language as their “home” and an anchor of their identities, especially when they have been displaced from their physical “home” or otherwise have a difficult relationship with it.