Live video recordings of online discussions


In-depth, long-form topical conversations

Urban Innovation

Our cities are changing. Let’s talk.

With online events and podcasts, CityTalk Canada explores what’s working, what’s not and what’s next for Canada’s cities.

A virtual town square.

Since March 2020, City Talk Canada has brought together more than 400 policymakers, community leaders, and practitioners to lay the foundation for collaborative learning and problem-solving across urban Canada.

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Jump Start Investment: How Can We Accelerate Housing-Enabling Infrastructure?

In our next CityTalk Live, discover how creating complete communities starts with investing in communities as a whole. Plus, discover the first-of-its-kind Main Street Mapping tool on the Measuring Main Streets platform, released just one week before at

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Recent Events

Recorded live, our online discussions bring together citymakers of all stripes to address hot-button topics and emerging community issues. Hosted by CUI president Mary Rowe.

Recent podcasts

Leading citymakers and other experts join Mary Rowe for conversations that take a deeper dive into the issues and challenges facing urban communities.

Where citymakers meet

Canadian Urban Institute

CityTalk Canada is produced by CUI – Canada’s Urban Institute. We are the national platform for Canadian city building – where policymakers, civic and business leaders, community activists and academics can learn, share and collaborate with one another.

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