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Natural Capital and Why it Matters

Healthy ecosystems provide fertile soil, clean water and air, as well as natural resources such as timber and food. They help protect us from floods and the spread of diseases and also help moderate complex climate and hydrological systems. These and other “ecosystem services” are fundamental to our survival. Natural capital is the land, air, […]

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“Fall” into Green Events

September is one of those months that signifies a variety of change. September starts off a new season, the school year, everything pumpkin, and more importantly, great eco events. To help celebrate a new month, why don’t we look at a few upcoming green events from organizations such as Sierra Club Ontario and LEAF. Here […]

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It’s Your Move: Pam Damoff

The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) has just released their 9th video for their It’s Your Move campaign. The It’s Your Move campaign is a campaign launched by TCAT to promote the importance of using the 25% of funding set aside by Metrolinx for local transportation initiatives and to use a dedicated portion of […]

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Improving Health by Design

When the discussion of how the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area will grow and adapt to the changes to urban form and the built environment, one topic of conversation always arises; designing healthy and complete communities. But the active transportation conversation is not just relevant for urbanists or environmentalists, but rather, to the general public […]

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Doors Open Richmond Hill 2014

Continuing our Doors Open event list for great environmentally minded Doors Open sites in and around the GTA and Hamilton. This week’s event highlights focuses on heritage sites in Richmond Hill which is located just north of Toronto. But before we highlight some great heritage sites to check out this coming weekend, let’s take a […]

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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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Spring into Environmental Events

With the Spring season finally in fully swing, this week, we at Clean Air Partnership will be focusing on Earth Day which is happening tomorrow (April 22nd). This article will highlight some great green events happening this week in celebration of Earth Day, as well as other green events happening during the rest of the […]

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Earth Hour: Events and Ways to Participate

This Saturday (March 29, 2014), Earth Hour will be celebrated between 8:30 to 9:30 (local time). For those who don’t know what Earth Hour is, Earth Hour is a movement organized by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to highlight them importance of various environmental issues and serve as a tool to educate the public about the […]

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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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