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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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Experiencing the City in New Ways

This past Sunday (August 17th), important transportation arteries were closed to allow for pedestrians to roam major streets downtown without the hinderance of vehicles. The focus of the road closures were to allow residents of the city a chance to socially interact with their urban environments in ways that they normally wouldn’t. Further, the idea, […]

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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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Innovation that’s Inspiring people to cycling

Urban infrastructure in the United States within the last 5 years has been experiencing a more pedestrian friendly metamorphosis. Taking a page from the Netherlands, protected bike lanes have been cropping up all over the States. This urban transformation has created a more appealing place for people. David Vega-Barachowitz of the National Association of City […]

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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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Doors Open Toronto 2014

With no events being held last week, Doors Open Ontario is hosting one of their biggest Doors Opens events this upcoming weekend in Toronto. With Toronto being the capital city of Ontario, Doors Open Toronto is often a great weekend activity for both locals and tourists alike. Now entering its 15th year, Doors Open Toronto is […]

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Oakville’s Sustainable Building Designs

The town of Oakville has been making headlines recently for the town’s transit building receiving a LEED Silver certification from Canada’s Green Building Council. Started in 1993, LEED is an acronym that stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” which is a rating systems that determines a building’s “design, construction, operation, and maintenance.” This […]

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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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Natural Capital and it’s Importance to Canada’s Economy

As Canadians, we’re lucky to live in such a country that has an abundance of natural resources. And as Canadians, we’re fortunate enough to be able to revel in our natural resources through various recreational activities (such as camping, portaging, mountain climbing, etc.). To prove this, here are some key facts about Canada’s natural resources […]

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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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