Sidewalk Toronto

Get Involved

We are excited to announce our public engagement plan, with a variety of events, activities, and opportunities designed to get Torontonians involved in the co-creation of Sidewalk Toronto. You can read the full plan here. There are many ways you can participate, learn about them in our community page.

Public Talks

Attend one of our live-streamed public talks featuring acclaimed speakers on such topics as sustainability, digital technologies, mobility, urban design, and inclusion.

See calendar of public talks

Public Roundtables

Participate in a public roundtable meeting, where you’ll work in small, facilitated groups to help refine our thinking during key phases in the creation of the development plan.

See calendar of roundtables

Neighbourhood Meetings

Attend a neighbourhood meeting held throughout Toronto in partnership with local organizations and community associations. Would your group like to join the conversation? Contact us at hello@sidewalktoronto.ca.

See calendar of past meetings

Sidewalk Toronto Workshop: 307

Visit “307,” the workshop for Sidewalk Labs in Toronto, to see our explorations-in-progress.

Read about upcoming programs at 307

Pop-up Stations

Visit a local pop-up station in your community to learn about Sidewalk Toronto and share your ideas.

See all events

Sidewalk Toronto Reference Panel

This 36-member group of volunteer residents from across the city will meet over six Saturdays throughout the year to examine our work and help shape our thinking.

See calendar of panel meetings

Design Jams

Attend a design charrette to examine specific elements of the Sidewalk Toronto plan.

See all events

CivicLabs

Our CivicLabs are two-day sessions that bring together Torontonians to examine issues like mobility, housing, and inclusion.

YMCA-Sidewalk Toronto Summer Kids Camp

Send your child, ages 9-12, to a free summer kids camp to learn about the waterfront and explore ideas for its future. Click here for registration details (enrolment opens March 5 and closes May 25).

Click for more enrolment info

Sidewalk Toronto Fellows Program

Twelve Fellows will travel to three cities over six months to explore the future of cities and technology.

Read more about the fellows

Demos and Prototypes

Learn about the demos and prototypes we’re developing to explore new ways digital innovations can help improve urban life.

See all demos and prototypes

Local and International Experts

Watch for publicly available summaries of expert working groups that will help strengthen our approach.

Sidewalk Toronto Small Grants Program

We’re commissioning new research about cities! Are you a faculty member or graduate student at a university or college in Ontario? Are you interested in the future of cities and how they can be made more livable and sustainable for everyone? Apply by August 24.