We should really celebrate our small blue planet every day, but recent events give us particular cause to reflect on our home and how we’re treating it.
Canada’s growing cities have suffered from political indifference and inaction for too long.
We deserve better indicators of societal well-being that extend beyond mere economic growth.
Two leaders in sustainable energy presenting at the University of Calgary this week.
Gord Miller today released Building Momentum: Provincial Policies for Municipal Energy and Carbon Reductions, the latest volume of his annual Energy Conservation Progress Report.
Most cities in Canada and the U.S. are lacking in infrastructure to move millions of people safely and affordably. With some notable exceptions, such as Vancouver and Calgary, no successful rapid transit infrastructure projects have been built in Canadian cities for decades.
San Francisco proved to be the top performer on urban sustainability, a city well known for its environmental stewardship.
813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel […]
A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.
Canada Walks hails new report on preventing pedestrian deaths released by Ontario’s Office of the Chief Coroner, calling it a breakthrough in efforts to create walk-friendly communities.