Archive | June, 2012

Mississauga Adds a Splash of Green to the Sea of Red and White on Canada Day

This year, as our country celebrates its One Hundred Forty Fifth birthday, Canadians from all walks of life will take time to celebrate what it means to be Canadian.  And there is certainly a lot to celebrate!  We’re a country of incredible wealth, wisdom, innovation, freedom and tolerance, and if that’s not enough to get […]

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My Four-Municipality Ride – A bike tour from Mississauga to Hamilton

It was late in the afternoon on Sunday this past weekend, as I was in the final stages of planning my Sustainable Day-Cation to Mississauga (be sure to watch for the posts in the coming weeks!), when I was struck by a whim.  To celebrate Pollution Probe‘s Clean Air Commute Week, I decided to cycle […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Oakville Part 5: The Transportation Cocktail

In 2011 at TCAT‘s Complete Streets Forum in Toronto, the closing keynote speaker, Michel Labrecque, delivered a talk that really resonated with me.  He spoke of the importance of appropriate transportation, of choosing the mode that best suited the purpose of the trip, and he called this Le Cocktail Transport, the Transportation Cocktail.  He spoke […]

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