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Have You Pledged Your Support Yet?

If you had an extra 32 minutes a day, how would you spend it? That’s the question being asked by the Your32 Campaign. Even though our population numbers in the GTHA has increased dramatically, increases in our transportation options haven’t . Led by the Greater Toronto Civic Action Alliance, the Your 32 Campaign hopes to […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Mississauga Part 2: Buses and Rails!

So on Day 1, I told you about Mississauga’s exciting Let Your Green Show Campaign to get their citizens engaged in making Mississauga’s recently approved “Living Green Master Plan” a reality. Well, a big component of any city’s journey towards sustainability is to start tackling what is arguably the most significant environmental challenge faced by […]

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It’s always better to share: The Community CarShare Program

Parents everywhere have been teaching their kids the universal lesson: it’s always better to share.  Yet somehow, as we grow up and grow older, we tend to forget that lifelong lesson.  It becomes an increasing drive to have things that are yours and yours alone.  And while having something that belongs solely to you can […]

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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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March 31 – Earth Hour and Sustainable Pickering Day

Today is a big day if you’re a sustainability booster like me.  Nation-wide, at 8:30 pm, the collective lights will go out as Canadians celebrate Earth Hour.  But more on that in a bit.  On a more local scale, Pickering is celebrating their Sustainable Pickering Day, an annual, day-long celebration of all things green in […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Pickering: Part 1 of 5

One of the things we will be doing here on the blog is focusing in on our partner municipalities for a week-long, 5-part series which aim to explore some of the sustainability highlights throughout our region. This week, we’re proud to present the first of these Day-cations as I head to Pickering, Ontario. Part 1 […]

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