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Transform Toronto: Three Big Ideas That Could Transform Toronto’s Public Realm

April 10, 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This +PLACE MAKERS event brings three of the Toronto Star’s 10 big ideas for 2014 into focus: modernize intersections to improve safety and flow; value heritage assets; and adopt a parks policy. The city has the power to implement these ideas, but how can it happen? Building on the Canadian Urban Institute‚Äôs (CUI) mandate of inspiring leadership for healthy urban development, this seminar will help owners, developers, designers and builders understand how to: make Toronto’s streets safer; protect our heritage assets; and create more green space. The moderator of this event is Christopher Hume of the Toronto Star, and the City of Toronto representative is James Parakh, Urban Design Manager, TEYD. The panel is comprised of: Donna Hinde, Partner, The Planning Partnership; Ken Greenberg, Principal, Greenberg Consultants Inc.; Don Loucks, Architect, Urban Designer, Heritage Planner; amd Emily Monroe, Program Director, 8-80 Cities.

Registration begins at 8:00am, followed by opening remarks at 8:30am.

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