May 22, 2015
How do we create a welcoming economy? How are smart cities making the business case for the economic opportunities that immigrants bring to the community at large, while fostering new opportunities for innovation and wealth creation?
Join Steve Tobocman, Executive Director of Global Detroit, for an online conversation for how we can revitalize regional economies through immigrant attraction and retention, employment, entrepreneurship, workforce development, and internationalization of cities, workplaces and institutions. Interview hosted by Sarah Wayland, Project Lead of Global Hamilton.
March 13, 2015
Meet the vertical city! Visit Bijlmermeer in Amsterdam, Marzahn in Berlin, Thorncliffe Park in Toronto. High density, apartment tower neighbourhoods like these are 'arrival cities' to millions of urban migrants and home to some of the most vibrant, ambitious and often most vulnerable, low income communities in the city. How do we leverage the potential of these dynamic high-density neighbourhoods that newcomers call home? What are the policy, zoning and social investments needed to transform the urban fringe into an incubator of immigrant and community success?
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