December 7th – Jochen Monstadt (City Institute) presents “Cities and Networked Infrastructures: Challenges for Sustainability”. More Info
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November 2nd – Robert MacDermid (Political Science) presents “Representing Urban Sprawl: Muncipal Elections and Urban Development”. More Info.
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October 19th - NDP leader Jack Layton discusses “Canada’s Urban Future” to kick off the 2007/08 CITY Seminar Series. More Info
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October 18th - The City Institute at York University presents: CITY IN CRISIS
On October 22nd, Toronto city council will vote on the introduction of two new taxes. According to Mayor Miller, the city’s fiscal fate hangs in the balance. Just who are the forces mounting opposition to the new taxes? What does this vote mean for the future of progressive politics in Toronto? And why has such a rich city got such a poor government? Forum Poster
October 2007 – The City Institute at York University announces the 2007/08 CITY Seminar Series. Series Details
September 27th to 29th - The City Institute at York University and the York Centre for Asian Research, in cooperation with Fudan University, Shanghai, will hold an international and interdisciplinary workshop entitled “Challenges of Global Metropolitanization – Interdisciplinary Perspectives on: Toronto, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore”. Conference Program