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Making Cities Flourish

We connect, collaborate and catalyze ideas into action
that will shape our cities for the better.

An aerial view of an urban neighbourhood.
A view of Cornwall, Ont.

What’s driving the push to smarter cities?

A new discussion paper from Evergreen and Code for Canada talks tech and data with mid-sized cities.

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A Calgary street with people walking down it.

Future Cities Canada

Announcing a national collaborative that is accelerating innovation to transform cities for the benefit of us all. 

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City Builder: A person who influences positive change to the cultural, social, environmental, physical and/or economic components of a city.

City Builder Glossary

This glossary will help you to understand more about city building. Follow the conversation online with #CityGlossary. 

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 Image: Jim Felstiner  Image: Jim Felstiner

What's On at Evergreen Brick Works

No matter the weather, explore the urban wild at Evergreen Brick Works this month.

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Toronto photo with CityWishlist hashtag.

What’s on your #CityWishlist?

Share your voice in the conversation about our cities. Tell us, what change do you want to see in your city?

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A rendering of the redeveloped kiln building in use. Image: LGA Architectural Partners

Kiln Building Redevelopment

Evergreen has set a carbon neutral target for Evergreen Brick Works starting with the redevelopment of the historic kiln building.

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A gargoyle in along the Lower Don Trail, part of Duane Linklater A gargoyle in along the Lower Don Trail, part of Duane Linklater

The Don River Valley Park

The Don River Valley Park is the centrepiece of Toronto’s rapidly growing downtown: a 200-hectare park spanning Pottery Road to Corktown Common.

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100In1Day Vancouver intervention asking people what change they want to see in Vancouver.

Creating a better city, one block at a time

Civic engagement has the power to transform cities

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People walk and cycle along the Atlanta Beltline trail.

What is mobility in our cities?

From public transit to walkable streets, when it comes down to it mobility is about people first.

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The Benefits of Risky Play for Canadian students

Cam Collyer,  Evergreen's Executive Director of Programs, talks about how risky play and school ground design can be a benefit to kids.

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