Archive | September, 2013

Neighbourhood Wood

With the Autumnal Equinox just a few days behind us, the Fall Season is now in full swing. As we leave September behind and welcome in October, the City of Toronto in partnership with LEAF and other non-profit environmental organizations is hosting an exhibition for homeowners, businesses, and institutions to learn how they can utilize […]

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Autumnal Green Events

The month of September usually evokes certain emotions or images. For some, it’s the return to school, for others, it’s the feeling that fall is just around the corner. Often, for most people, September is a busy month as we transition from the lazy, warm summer months to the cooler, but still very pretty, autumn […]

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Towards A Greener Community

While York Region is busy with transforming their streetscape for more active forms of transportation, Richmond Hill has been just as active in developing a new environmental strategy. Known as Greening the Hill, this environmental strategy hopes to improve air quality, protect water resources and promote efficient development. According to Richmond Hill’s environment strategy and […]

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York Region and its Great Streets

Great news coming out of York Region! York Region is introducing the Designing Great Streets initiative, which shifts the street designs in the region away from strictly automobile uses. An initiative five years in the making, this shift in design will allow the roads to adopt more active forms of transportation such as bicycling and […]

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