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Community Videos

Videos can be a great source for sharing skills, tools and stories from placemakers across the country. Check out these videos to hear from other practitioners and gain tips and tricks to strengthen your own community projects! Have a video to share? Add yours to the collective knowledge here!

Community Toolbox

The resources in this toolbox come from practitioners country-wide. Guides, reports, websites–there’s a diverse array of information -below to support your placemaking efforts. Explore what other placemakers and community builders have used for their own work, and if there’s something missing, add it to the list! Together, we can build thriving, connected communities!


Building the Cybersecurity and Resilience of Canada’s Nonprofit Sector

This report outlines the cybersecurity risks and challenges facing Canadian nonprofits, the impact, and available solutions and their sufficiency. It reflects the insights shared at the working group convened on May 5, 2022 by the Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience.


Livable Cities Forum 2022 Highlights Report

At last year’s Livable Cities Forum, over 300 delegates discussed synergies between social vulnerabilities, climate resilience, and net-zero goals through an equity lens. Read key messages from the gathering!


Guider les municipalités dans l’aménagement de milieux de vie favorables à la santé, au bien-être et à la qualité de vie

Vivre en Ville vise ainsi à outiller les municipalités du Québec pour intégrer pleinement l’enjeu de la santé dans leur démarche et pour aménager, sur l’ensemble de leur territoire, des milieux de vie favorables à la santé, au bien-être et à la qualité de vie.



A global network of leaders who together accelerate placemaking as a way to create healthy, inclusive, and beloved communities.


Toronto Public Space Committee

The Toronto Public Space Committee is a volunteer collective of people who are passionate about public space.


Vancouver Public Space Network

As an advocacy organization, the VPSN works to champion the importance of public space to the overall livability of the city.


Project for Public Spaces

The Project for Public Spaces brings public spaces to life by planning and designing them with the people who use them every day.


Inhibited Growth: Examining Public Investment Gaps in Black Infrastructure Needs

This report identifies the need for community-led social infrastructure geared to Toronto’s diverse Black communities. It highlights both the growing importance of community-led social infrastructure as recognized by academia and public policy, and the undeniable gaps for Toronto’s Black communities to access and lead these spaces.

Community Newsletter

Every month, the team at Canada’s Placemaking Community brings together relevant resources, events, stories, and updates to share with the wider community. These communications are a valuable repository of information and bring inspiration straight to your inbox! Check out the newsletter archive to access past and current communications.