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Video | 2021

The Role of Airports in Thriving City-Regions

In this webinar, Jean-Paul Addie examined what we can learn from city-regions from around the world and their relationship with the airports that act as economic hubs for their regions. His presentation was followed by a panel discussion including Lloyd A. McCoomb (former President and CEO of GTAA), Pamela Blais (Metropole Consultants) and Josh Neubauer (Urban Strategies). Moderated by Matti Siemiatycki, Interim Director of School of Cities.
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Presentation | 2021

The Role of Airports in Thriving City-Regions

In this presentation, Jean-Paul Addie examined what we can learn from city-regions from around the world and their relationship with the airports that act as economic hubs for their regions. He is an Assistant Professor in the Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University.
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Presentation | 2019

Steering Low-Carbon Growth in Emerging African Cities: Insights from Dar es Salaam

This presentation by Chibulu Luo, a 2018-19 IMFG Graduate Fellow, explores three key questions: What role do African cities and municipal governments play in producing low-carbon urban growth? Which institutions or governing bodies should take the lead, and why? And what are the opportunities to scale up investments to finance sustainable technologies and infrastructure?
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IMFG Paper | 2018

Climate Finance for Canadian Cities: Is Debt Financing a Viable Alternative?

This paper explores climate finance, the provision of financing by private actors for projects intended to decrease carbon emissions or make cities more resilient to the impacts of climate change. It analyzes four climate financing tools used in other jurisdictions – green bonds, environmental impact bonds, catastrophe bonds, and green banks – and their feasibility under current Ontario regulations.
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Video | 2017

What Makes a Resilient City?

On September 14, 2017, a panel of Chief Resilience Officers from Toronto, Montreal, and New York City joined IMFG as they discussed what they have learned and looked ahead to the future.
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Presentation | 2017

100 Resilient Cities

Otis Rolley moderated and presented at the IMFG event "What Makes a Resilient City?", co-sponsored 100 Resilient Cities, Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, on Sept 14th, 2017.
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Presentation | 2017

What Makes a Resilient City? #ONENYC

Daniel Zarrilli, Chief Resilience Officer, New York City, presented at the IMFG event "What Makes a Resilient City?", co-sponsored 100 Resilient Cities, Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, on Sept 14th, 2017.
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