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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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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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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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Environmental News You May Have Missed

  This week has been a very cold week for those of us in the GTA, so with that in mind, here is CAP’s weekly round-up of the environmental news that you may have missed. Time to wrap up with your warmest blanket, grab a hot beverage, and enjoy. England experiences a beautiful display of […]

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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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Architectural Designs Going Green

Stories like the unveiling of the Telus Sky Tower building in Calgary demonstrates how architectural design and environmental ideals can collaborate to create great things. The Sky Tower will be completed in 2017 and is designated as a mixed-use building that will provide office spaces on the lower levels, and as the architectural design tapers […]

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Our next stop in our Doors Open Ontario

Our next stop in our Doors Open Ontario tour takes us to the capital city of Ontario. Toronto’s 14th annual Doors Open festival runs through May 25-26th and offers folks the opportunity to explore nearly 150 historical and cultural significant buildings across the city. While there are many green buildings within Toronto, one of them the […]

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Making Green by Going Green: the Clean Air Partnership’s Green Economy Summit

On a rainy October morning, leaders from all over the GTHA filed into Toronto’s City Council chambers to discuss issues of the environment and issues of the pocketbook. Politicians, municipal staff, business leaders, representatives of NGOs, students and interested citizens filled council chambers to hear inspirational tales of sustainable businesses turning massive profits and to […]

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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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The Complete Streets Movement Gains Ground in Ontario

For the past 75 years, North American cities have undergone a radical transformation.  Most of the shift that has been seen has come about as a result of one invention: the automobile.  As cars have become ubiquitous in North American Culture, they have brought with them increased mobility, a sense of freedom and, my personal […]

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