The City of Greater Sudbury has earned
accolades for Reclaiming Our Urban Places, a brownfield strategy and
community improvement plan designed to find new uses for vacant
Recognized by the Canadian Urban Institute, the city was named a finalist for a Brownie Award in the
Legislation, Policy and Program Development category. The institute
hosted its annual Canadian Brownfields conference and gala in Niagara
Falls last week.
“I’m proud of the dedicated and
committed team behind this project,” said Bill Lautenbach, the
city’s general manager of growth and development. “To have this
strategy recognized at a national level and judged by peer experts in
the industry shows our ideas are among the best in the country.”
Brownie Awards recognize winners in
seven categories from across Canada for their leadership, innovation
and commitment to building sustainable communities.