Cave Springs Hike & Wine Social

Cave Springs Hike & Wine Social

On July 15, 2022, UrbanSolutions team members Stefano and Laura participated in the Cave Springs Hike and Winery Social organized by Amber Lindsay of Valery Group and in partnership with Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and Western Lake Ontario District...

WEHBA U40 Golf Tournament

WEHBA U40 Golf Tournament

On July 13, 2022 UrbanSolutions team members Stephen, Scott, Matt and Laura participated in the West End Home Builders Association (WEHBA) Under 40 golf tournament. There was a great turnout for this event, there was about 80 participants. The golf tournament was held...

Downtown Hamilton Bike Tour

Downtown Hamilton Bike Tour

On June 9, 2022, four UrbanSolutions team members attended a Bike Tour around Downtown Hamilton. The ride was organized by Jennifer Roth, Senior Project Manager at the City of Hamilton, and its facilitation was aided by Zibby Petch, Associate Director of Active...

WEHBA ‘Body Language’ Seminar

WEHBA ‘Body Language’ Seminar

On June 1, 2022, West End Home Builders Association (WEHBA) held a professional development breakfast seminar focused on Body Language with a special guest speaker Neil Thornton from The Thornton Group. Neil Thornton is the President of the Thornton Group which...

Legislation

Legislation

The team at UrbanSolutions recognizes the importance of continuous professional learning. It serves an important tool to ensure our team of planners and technicians are current with emerging trends and policies.  Recently, staff at UrbanSolutions attended an Ontario...

OPPI Symposium 2016

OPPI Symposium 2016

On October 5 and 6 the 2016 Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) Symposium, focused on Healthy Community and Planning for the Public Realm, took place in Hamilton. UrbanSolutions was a proud Gold Sponsor and attendee of the Symposium. Hundreds of...

#PEDRide and the City

#PEDRide and the City

On May 29th, Matt Johnston participated in the first #PEDRide of 2016. PEDRides are one part of a series of events intended to bring together citizens, business leaders and city builders to share ideas and insights about Hamilton’s future growth and development…

Revitalizing Our Parks & Green Spaces

Revitalizing Our Parks & Green Spaces

The Burlington Sustainable Development Committee’s (BSDC) mandate is to provide advice to Council and raise community awareness and understanding of sustainable development issues as they relate to the City of Burlington. The BSDC was out in full force on April 23, 2016…

Active Transportation & TDM in Hamilton

Active Transportation has had a major effect in the development of downtown Hamilton and across the City as a whole. With new guidelines in place for Transportation Demand Management (TDM), the City of Hamilton is seeing a growth in the number of active commuters. TDM manages the demands of transportation infrastructure through the use of policies, programs, infrastructure improvements, and services to influence sustainable travel choices…

‘Investing 101’ with HHHBA U40 Professionals

The Under 40 Young Professionals branch of the Hamilton-Halton Home Builder’s Association (HHHBA) hosted an ‘Investing 101’ professional development seminar on January 14th. Victoria Coates and Natalie Castelli of UrbanSolutions attended…

2015 Urban Design & Architecture Awards

The purpose of the Urban Design and Architecture Awards is to recognize and celebrate the immense talent that exists in Hamilton in regards to architecture, planning, restoration and urban design. These individuals and groups are integral to our City’s future and developing a vibrant and sustainable community that we can all be proud of.

Burlington Downtown Waterfront: Planners’ Walking Tour

On October 22, 2015, the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) along with City of Burlington staff hosted a walking tour of Burlington’s downtown waterfront parks, recent development projects, and hosted discussions of upcoming economic development and planning initiatives.

Presenting Yourself with Impact

The Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association (HHHBA) hosted a Young Professionals Public Speaking Seminar on October 21st, which UrbanSolutions staff happily attended. The event was a home run, with all tickets being sold out!

Habitat for Humanity Build – $10,000 Raised!

UrbanSolutions is a proud member of the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association (HHHBA), which allows Principal Matt Johnston to serve on the HHHBA Board of Directors. In addition to this position, Matt also acts as Chair of the Development Council and Chair of the HHHBA U40 Young Professionals Group.