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July 21 Reactions Report

Central hosted its first conference on July 21, 2018.

#CityBuildingNow Speakers

Phil Pothen
Land Use Planner
Rishab Mehan
Planner, City of Toronto
Marina Queirolo
Senior Lead, Evergreen
Gil Meslin
Land Use and Policy Planner, MCIP, RPP
Naama Blonder
Partner, Smart Density Architects
Cameron Dale
Project Manager - Public Markets, Evergreen
Julius Haag
PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
Ilana Altman
Director Of Programming, The Bentway
Kevin Vuong
Founder, King Street Eats
Tricia Wood
Professor of Geography, York University
Jonathan English
PhD Candidate, Columbia University
Cheryll Case
Planner, CP Planning
The event featured 11 speakers including academics, community builders, professionals and non-profit organizers.

Seventy-five residents came out to our venue in the Junction to hear from expert speakers about pressing urban issues like housing, transit, policing and politics.

"Glad to have attended the inaugural [Central] conference today - really interesting presentation and discussions on transit, cycling, public spaces, housing and civic engagement!" - Tim Rodgers, Attendee

"Really engaged and diverse audience with excellent questions." - Julius Haag, Speaker


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