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CanU6 National Summit- Sept 18-20

CITY institute Director Linda Peake and colleagues Roger Keil (Faculty of Environmental Studies) and Sean Hertel will be presenting at the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU) … Read more

Published September 16th, 2014 in Events, News, Upcoming Events

NRU writes about The Elusive Search for Good Density

The Feb. 12 GTA edition of Novae Res Urbis covers the panel, presented with the Canadian Urban Institute, in which members of the Greater Toronto Suburban Working Group — in… Read more

Published February 14th, 2014 in Events, News

UPCOMING CONFERENCE: A Suburban Revolution? September, 2013 – Toronto.

The CITY Institute is plesased to announce an upcoming, international, interdisciplinary conference on Global Suburbanisms. The conference marks the midterm of the Major Col… Read more

Published May 29th, 2013 in Events, News, Upcoming Events


On Thursday April 4, the CITY Institute presents the next in its series of SUBURBSTALKS.

Anna Kramer (University of Waterloo) and Christian Mettke (Darmstadt University of Tech… Read more

Published April 1st, 2013 in Events, News, Upcoming Events

CITY Institute and FES host talk on Places to Grow on Jan. 22

The CITY Institute and Faculty of Environmental Studies welcome Michael Logan and Norah Forrest, from the Ontario Growth Secretariat, to York University for a talk on the provin… Read more

Published January 16th, 2013 in Events, News, Upcoming Events

Jan. 14th SUBURBSTALK- Dr. Alex Schafran presents “The Strange Case of the Bay Area”.

As part of the SUBURBSTALK series, Dr. Alex Schafran (Paris School of International Affairs) presents “The Strange Case of the Bay Area”. This event will be held on MRead more

Published January 4th, 2013 in Events, News, Upcoming Events

SUBURBTALKS- Seminar by Florian Koch

Dr. Florian Koch (Department of History and Social Sciences Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia) will be presenting “Urban planning and governance processe… Read more

Published June 19th, 2012 in Events

New website “Atlas of Suburbanisms” to be launched at the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting

A new website, designed by a team of researchers and students from the  MCRI Universal Benchmarking sub-project, will be launched on May 30, 2012 at 12:00pm during the Ca… Read more

Published May 29th, 2012 in Dissemination, Events, News

Global Suburbanisms MCRI Project and CITY co-sponsor the launch of “Time and the Suburbs: The Politics of Built Environments and the Future of Dissent”

The City Institute and the Global Suburbanisms MCRI Project at York University are proud to co-sponsor the Toronto launch of Rohan Quinby’s new book,  Time and the SuburbRead more

Published May 22nd, 2012 in Events

SUBURBSTALK: “Does poverty exist in Peel Region?”

On February 16, 2012,Adaoma Patterson gave a presentation on the question of whether poverty exists in Peel Region as part of our ongoing lecture series, SUBURBSTALKS.

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Published January 31st, 2012 in Events