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Looking Forward: Technology and the Environment

With the month of May coming to an end in less than a week, Earth Day Canada’s campaign to change Earth Day 2014 to Earth May 2014 comes to an end. This year, here at CAP, we highlighted some of the best Earth Day events happening around the GTHA, we’ve also highlighted how residents can […]

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Atmospheric HELP

Toronto Atmospheric Fund (TAF) just released their latest news that blends urbanism and eco-conscious technology. One of the new programs that the City of Toronto is spearheading is the Home Energy Loan Program or HELP for short. HELP is a “new financing tool offered by the City of Toronto” to help homeowners improve their home’s energy efficiency and save money. […]

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TCAT’s Move

With the upcoming Toronto elections (October 27, 2014), one of the main issues being raised by all candidates is Public Transit. One of the main missions of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) has always been the unified promotion of a “better cycling and pedestrian environment in Toronto.” And now with the coming elections, […]

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Path to Healthier Air

Considering that Toronto is Canada’s largest city, and the fourth largest city in North America, issues such as clean air requires room for research and discussion, as the city continues to grow both in human and vehicular populations. A study by Toronto Public Health titled “Path to Healthier Air” highlights the importance of continued research […]

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Reflecting Back on Earth Day

With another Earth Day having come and gone, it is perhaps good time to reflect on how Earth Day has evolved throughout the years and why it is still an important annual event that should have more recognition. Earth Day, while celebrated annually on April 22nd, was originally supposed to be celebrated on March 21st. […]

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Earth Hour 2014: Do the Green Thing

With Earth Hour less than 3 weeks away, Do the Green Thing is participating in Earth Hour by creating and releasing an eco poster every day until March 29th. This is something that the London-based publisher has done last year also and the posters they created for 2013’s Earth Hour were just as rad. To […]

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Environmental News You May Have Missed

This weekend calls for warmer weather, so head out and enjoy this beautiful weather. With that in mind, here’s some environmental news that you may have missed this week. Highlighted this week are the Keystone XL pipeline concerns and the threats that the Great Barrier Reef faces. CAP is also highlighting NASA’s imagery work depicting […]

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The Importance of Urban Parks

One of the difficulties of living in a big city like Toronto or the GTA is the lack of proximal green spaces. There are of course parks in and around the city such as High Park and Trinity Bellwoods. But for those who don’t live close enough to green spaces such as these, urban parks […]

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15 Indoor Plants to Improve Air Quality

While the first day of Spring is only 17 days away, we can all agree that this harsh and cold winter may not submit as easily to Spring as we would all like. This current winter has been quite a tumultuous season. As AccuWeather has highlighted, the average snowfall for the 2013-14 winter season has […]

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CAP and 2014

Hello and Happy New Years to you and yours from Clean Air Partnership! This may be 7 days late, but Happy New Years to all of you out there. What New Years resolutions has everyone decided and stuck with so far? But in seriously, Clean Air Partnership is excited for 2014 as each new year […]

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