Monthly Archives: May 2015

Event Recap: 4 Highlights from Stantec: Designing Living Cities

By Brad Stewart, Pivotal Projects Inc. On May 12, Stantec hosted a ULI members only presentation focused on “Designing for Living Cities.” The consultancy, which provides a wide range of professional services in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, environmental sciences and more, held the event in its handsomely wood-furnished downtown Toronto office. A cross-section of professionals, including architects, developers and public sector professionals, were present at the event. Stuart Elgie, a Principal from Stantec, and Marty Janowitz, Stantec’s VP and Practice Leader, led the presentation to demonstrate the importance of … Read More

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ULI’s Tour de Toronto gives cyclists an inside look into some of Toronto’s most influential development projects May 24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2015…Toronto – Toronto’s urban landscape is constantly changing as developers work to build bigger and better projects each year. ULI Toronto has found a unique way to provide the public an inside look into the planning and processes behind these developments with their second annual Tour de Toronto cycling tour taking place Sunday May 24. ULI’s Tour de Toronto will provide cyclists an intimate first look at key developments nearing fruition and an opportunity to experience the city’s rapidly evolving land use story and its strong connection to active transportation, … Read More

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WLI 2015 Championship Team Celebration “An Evening to Remember”

View Attendance View Photos On the evening of June 4th, 2015 the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto will host its second annual Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) celebration – “An Evening to Remember: 2015 WLI Championship Team” –at McCarthy Tétrault’s downtown Toronto offices.   The evening will feature the introduction of the 2015 WLI Championship Team and an interactive discussion with Karen Pitre, Special Advisor to Premier Wynne on Community Hubs. Ms. Pitre will be interviewed by Mary Weins, the award-winning journalist and producer who can be heard weekdays on CBC … Read More

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2015 has already been an incredible year to be a member of ULI Toronto. From winter’s Fireside Chat with Mayor John Tory to the upcoming Tour de Toronto bicycle tour this spring, members have had countless opportunities to attend informative, timely events and meet and share ideas with like-minded industry professionals. There are more unique and engaging events coming up in 2015 and beyond. Don’t miss out on another one! Join ULI Toronto now and use the code CADMEM25 and you’ll receive a $25 discount on membership. The discount code … Read More

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ULI Member Profile: Steven Webber

By Adrienne Smith, York University A career in planning always seemed to be a foregone conclusion for Steven Webber. Early on, an urban geography course in high school crystallized his fascination with cities. Steven recalls his teacher discussing the growth and change of cities over time and he wondered how this process would affect his hometown of North York. From an undergraduate degree in urban geography at the University of Toronto, to a master’s in planning at UCLA followed by a PhD at USC, Steven remained committed to uncovering the complex … Read More

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