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Neighbourhood Change, Cities Centre, the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work and Social Planning Toronto will co-sponsor a public forum entitled Addressing Urban Injustice: The Growing Gap & What to Do About It. The free event will take at Innis Town Hall on Wednesday, July 4 at 6pm. The panel of David Ley, UBC, Vancouver, Damaris Rose, INRS-Urbanization, Montreal, Janet L. Smith, University of Illinois, Chicago, Maarten van Ham, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, will be supplemented by discussants Ken Greenberg, consultant and Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The event is part of the launch of a new multi-year research partnership funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, based at the University of Toronto, focused on neighbourhood inequality trends in six Canadian metropolitan areas, their implications and possible interventions …more

8-80 Cities launched a new website ….link


Call for Exhibitors Live Green Toronto Festival, due June 29 …more

Call for Entries 2012 ECHO International Photojournalism Student Competition, due June 30 …more

Call for Abstracts ‘Post’-Urbanity: Reflecting on Cultural and Social Change in Urban Spaces, due July 1 …more

Call for Abstracts The Production of Place, due July 16 …more

Call for Submissions African Cities Reader due August 31 …more

Call for Papers The Intercultural City: Exploring an Elusive Idea due Sept. 9 …more

Call for Student Moderators A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium Nov. 14-16, due Sept. 14 …more


Wednesday, July 4, 6-8pm: Addressing Urban Injustice: The Growing Gap & What to Do About It Panel: David Ley, UBC, Vancouver; Damaris Rose, INRS-Urbanization, Montreal; Janet L. Smith, University of Illinois, Chicago; Maarten van Ham, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Discussants: Ken Greenberg, consultant, Armine Yalnizyan, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Presented by Neighbourhood Change, Cities Centre, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, and Social Planning Toronto. Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Avenue …more

Friday, July 6, 9am-2pm: O’Keefe Laneway Visioning Workshop with Gehl Architects (Public) Be part of an innovative project to transform one of Toronto’s laneways and help create a healthier and more people friendly Toronto. Join 8-80 Cities, ING Direct, the Toronto Public Space Initiative and Gehl Architects to have your say in how you think the laneway should be transformed …more and register

Sunday, July 8, 2-8pm: Neighbours’ Night Out – Open Streets in Thorncliffe Park Entertainment – multi-cultural, including JUNO nominees and winners; Food – multicultural; Art and craft activities; Cultural celebration, dance, singing and parade; Community information; Health, fitness and sport activities e.g. yoga, tennis; Bike clinic, bike rodeo, skateboard activities. Overlea Boulevard between Thorncliffe Park Drive east and Thorncliffe Park Drive west. For more information contact Geoff Kettel Chair NNO Open Streets in TP, 647 884-8954,

Saturday, July 21: Live Green Toronto Festival City of Toronto …more

Saturday, September 29, 7:03pm to sunrise: Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto …more


July 1-4: Clean Enviro Summit Singapore …more

July 14-17: Greater & Greener: Re-Imagining Parks for 21st Century Cities New York City …more

July 18-19: The Innovation City Toronto …more

July 15-20: International Association for Travel Behaviour Research IATBR 2012 Co-sponsored by Cities Centre. Royal York Hotel, Toronto …more

July 21: Live Green Toronto Festival …more

September 26-28: 3rd Annual Smart Grids, Smart Cities Nice, France …more

September 29-October 3: 85th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference WEFTEC 2012 …more

October 4-5: International Conference: ‘Post’-Urbanity: Reflecting on Cultural and Social Change in Urban Spaces Klaipeda University, Lithuania …more

October 8-10: European Transport Conference Glasgow, Scotland, UK …more

October 17-19: Bike Futures Annual Conference Melbourne Australia …more

October 24-26: Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference Puerto Rico …more

October 26-28: The Cosmopolitan Metropolis Urban History Association Conference, New York City …more

November 14-16: A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium Nottawasaga Inn …more

November 28-30: Governing the Metropolis: Powers and Territories Paris …more

November 29-30: Liveable Cities Forum: Creating Adaptive and Resilient Communities Hamilton. Details TBA.

November 29-30: The Intercultural City: Exploring an Elusive Idea Venice …more

December 17-18: The Production of Place London …more


Continuing through August 10: Yonge Street / Rue Du Faubourg Saint Denis Peter Maccallum. A featured exhibition in the CONTACT Photography Festival. The Eric Arthur Gallery, 230 College Street, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design …more

Continuing through August 31: Destination Scarborough and Impressions of Scarborough Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Rd. …more


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