City of Regina Supports Youth Learning about Urban Planning

On November 8th 2010, the City of Regina hosted 14 YES Network participants for the first ever Town Planning Day at Regina City Hall. Recently, the City announced that they will be hosting this event again in 2011, making it an annual event! You can check out a full article on this exciting event here.

The YES (Youth Engagement in Sustainability) Network is collaborative project between The Cooperators and Sustainable Cities International that aims to engage youth to become active contributors to making their homes, schools and communities, better and more sustainable places to live, work and play. Sustainable Cities International has played an advisory role on this project since its inception.

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Sustainable Cities International is a registered not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. Operating since 1993, the mission of Sustainable Cities is to catalyze action on urban sustainability with cities around the world. We work by connecting and mobilizing people through the process of co-creating. We facilitate a thriving, international network of cities that act as urban laboratories: adopting, testing and improving on innovations. Ideas are accelerated through sharing of experience and cities are making transformational change a reality
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3 Responses to City of Regina Supports Youth Learning about Urban Planning

  1. Peter says:

    that looks like a great project. would love to see more projects like that here in the US. however, i’m sometimes concerned that huge cities like new york will never become properly sustainable. :-/

  2. Peter says:

    Hi again – have just discovered a new Siemens project called ‘sustainable cities’ http://www.usa.siemens.com/sustainablecities/index.html. I guess your students could well benefit from that website and maybe even get in touch with the Siemens people.

    • Pat Gordon says:

      Hi Peter. We are now an urban planet with more people living in cities than rural areas. Cities are facing the challenges of building new and sustainable infrastructure and maintaining the aging infrastructure that they have. many big engineering companies are recognizing the business opportunities present in this situation. Siemens being one of those.

      Pat Gordon

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