CUI x Windsor

The Windsor, Ontario skyline & waterfront at dusk.

About

CUI is Canada’s Urban Institute and a national platform for Canadian city-building. Comprised of policymakers, urban professionals, civic and business leaders, community activists and academics, CUI’s mission is to build wisdom and inspire leadership for healthy urban development through research, education and storytelling.

CUI x Windsor was the latest in the CUI x Local listening tour of Canadian cities. From June 15 – June 17, CUI listened to and learned from local stakeholders on their most pressing challenges, and surfacing examples of innovative and locally-driven solutions. The goal is to help deepen understanding of the interconnected and interdependent issues facing urban centres in Canada. The Windsor Law Centre for Cities is the lead local partner for CUIxWindsor.

To learn more about this event, please visit the Canadian Urban Institute website.

The Report

“Windsor Blooms”, the report from CUIxWindsor report was released at a public event in the Fall of 2021. In naming the report “Windsor Blooms”, CUIxWindsor hears diverse perspectives on what it’s like to live in Windsor, what people are concerned about, how they view the city and its institutions, and how they are coping with and working for change.

Read the report here.

Schedule

In the News

Rose City Politics: Is The Mayor Mad at Us?

(December 2021) Canadian Urban Institute's CEO Mary Rowe, Vincent Georgie, and Jana Jandal Alrifai talk with Rose City Politics about…

CTV NEWS: Windsor to be Focus of Canadian Urban Institute Virtual Conference

From June 15 to 17, the Canadian Urban Institute will stop in Windsor for CUI x Local, a series of…

Anneke Smit, Director, Windsor Law Centre for Cities

WINDSOR STAR: Windsor Targeted for Deep Probe into Post-Pandemic Recovery

The Windsor Star's Doug Schmidt speaks with Centre for Cities director Dr. Anneke Smit about CUI x Windsor and its…

CBC WINDSOR: Windsor Chosen to Discuss Post-COVID Recovery Lessons

CBC Windsor catches up with Mary W. Rowe, the president and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute in Toronto to…

AM800: CUI x Windsor Virtual Listening Tour with Anneke Smit

(June 14 2021) Centre for Cities (C4C) Director Dr. Anneke Smit discusses C4C and its collaboration with the Canadian Urban…

Community Partners

Other partners include the Downtown Windsor Districting Committee, Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association (DWBIA), Ford City BIA, United Way of Windsor-Essex, the Windsor Essex Community Foundation, the Black Council of Windsor-Essex, Windsor-Essex Youth Climate Council (WE-YCC), Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital Youth Advisory Council, the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario, local ward funds of City of Windsor Councillors Rino Bortolin (Ward 3), Chris Holt (Ward 4), Kieran McKenzie (Ward 9), Fabio Costante (Ward 2) and Gary Kaschak (Ward 8), Jim Morrison (Ward 10), and other local organizations.

Windsor Resources

Windsor Public Library

For over 100 years, the Windsor Public Library has enriched the Windsor community by providing access to resources that inform…

United Way of Windsor Essex

The United Way of Windsor Essex is an organization that raises funds to support the Windsor-Essex community. By taking funds…

WindsorEssex Community Foundation

For over 35 years, the WindsorEssex Community Foundation (WECF) has been building a better Windsor-Essex community. The WECF, originally founded as Heritage…

Invest WindsorEssex

Invest WindsorEssex is a not-for-profit organization supported by the City of Windsor and County of Essex. Led by a board…

University of Windsor

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university, with more than 16,000 students enrolled in a broad range of…

City of Windsor

The City of Windsor prides itself on being a diverse community, with a durable economy, and a healthy environment where…

Art Gallery of Windsor

The Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW) is the largest non-profit public art gallery in the Windsor-Detroit corridor. The AGW has…

The Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive

The Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive (SWODA) was founded at the Leddy Library, University of Windsor. At the time of development,…

Windsor International Film Festival

The Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF) is a not-for-profit organization that celebrates the art of cinema by showcasting Canadian and…

Rose City Politics

Rose City Politics is a weekly, hour-long podcast focused on municipal politics. On Wednesdays at 8pm, panelists Pat Papadeas, Jon…

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