Monthly Archives: August 2014

Message from Executive Director Richard Joy

It is with great pleasure that I speak to you as ULI Toronto’s newly hired Executive Director, and my arrival comes at a time of even broader leadership renewal for our organization, including the appointment of Rob Spanier as District Council Chair, Derek Goring to the role of Vice-chair, and Nadia King as Treasurer. On the international front, last month Pater Ballon was appointed to the ULI (Global) Board of Trustees. My tenure at ULI coincides with a number of other renewal moments for our region, including two critical elections … Read More

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Resilient Cities Challenge Looking for Next Candidates

Last December, the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Challenge announced the first 32 cities selected in the program, ranging from Ashkelon, Israel, to Vejle, Denmark. This month, the second round of the challenge opens: applications for the program are now available. By the end of this year, 33 more cities will have been accepted into the initiative. Part of the challenge involves designating a “chief resilience officer,” which San Francisco has already done with the appointment of Patrick Otellini. Otellini will join other experts from New York City and New … Read More

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