We need everyone to raise the bar on discussion and action — in politics, the media and our own lives. Let’s make the coming year a better one.
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive documentary Bear 71 has received one of the Web’s highest honours: the Favourite Website Awards (FWA) Site of the Year.
We humans like our wars. We have a war on drugs, a war on terror, a war on crime, and now, it seems, a war on cars. The latter “war” has entered the political vocabulary in Vancouver, where city council has been trying to reduce reliance on private automobiles; in Toronto, where the mayor is driving the agenda in the opposite direction; and in Seattle, where bike lanes and increased parking fees have come under fire. In the U.K., they’ve been calling it a war on motorists.
Toronto – The subway extension proposed by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford would provide less service per dollar invested than the existing light rail rapid transit plan for Toronto, and wouldn’t deliver transit service to the communities that need it most, according to a comparison of Toronto’s transit options released today by the Pembina Institute.