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Toronto, Interrupted

Recently, a new provincial government began legislating policies that may dramatically alter Toronto’s progress as a successful global city. Can positive forces for change prevail?

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2019 Event Series

Urban Innovation Café

Announcing a new morning discussion series focusing on innovative approaches to critical urban issues…with coffee. Join us for presentations and conversation with industry thought leaders and Ryerson faculty.

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On Tax Policy


In 2018, we produced a gallery exhibition illustrating the threat of rising commercial property taxes to small business and culture in Toronto. The question: can our main streets survive?

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Our signature meet-up events convene city builders around critical issues and raise awareness of policy issues. Held at the Ryerson Student Learning Centre, they consist of an expert panel, professional moderator and audience-led Q&A. Explore our past events for topics, videos and links to media.

Special Presentations

We frequently host and take part in presentations focused on specific issues in city building. These events bring together diverse communities of practice to advance solutions in regional planning, policy and other areas.

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Student Engagement

We’re frequent collaborators with Ryerson faculty and staff on courses, student-focused events and special initiatives on campus. Read about our work with the Ryerson community on innovative city-building ideas.

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