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.
Before we take from nature to create wealth and employment, we should first consider what must be retained to sustain both wildlife and the well-being of local communities, such as clean air, safe drinking water and healthy local food.
Corporate Knights announced its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Sustainable Waterloo and the Centre for International Governance Innovation to host educational forum on sustainable development.
As part of the Sustainable New Construction: Building a New Future program, students at Endeavour will take on the role of lead builders on a single family residence — a 2,000-square-foot, two-story home that will be built on an infill lot in an older neighbourhood near downtown Peterborough.
BuiltSpace Technologies Corporation, a BC-based company that uses collaborative and mobile technologies to improve the sustainability of buildings, has just launched their highly anticipated building community management system.
Leading Change is a Canada-wide movement started by young environmental and sustainability professionals working together to catalyze action and influence positive change locally, regionally and internationally.
Ecocultures 2012: Transitions to Sustainability A Conference to take place at the University of Essex, 17th -18th April 2012 Ecocultures are communities from whom we can learn the art and science of sustainable living. The aim of Ecocultures 2012 is to advance knowledge of how communities adapt successfully to social-ecological change, maintain resilience and enhance [...]