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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Halton Hills Part 5: Leadership at Every Level

When writing this blog, the focus is almost always on finished projects and highly visible actions. I’ve always felt that these projects are a great thing to highlight, but sometimes I feel that this blog runs the risk of ignoring all the hard work that goes in to making these projects happen. In truth, every […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Halton Hills Day 4 – Great, Green downtown Georgetown

After seeing the great work that’s been done on Devereaux house, I was pretty excited to see what was next on my little tour of Halton Hills.  I was eagerly anticipating our next stop, and it really delivered in a big way. Downtown Georgetown is an absolute gem in the GTHA: historic storefronts, charming shops […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Halton Hills Day 3: Heritage and Sustainability together at Devereaux House

In addition to having such a strong connection to their natural heritage, the people of Halton Hills are also fortunate to have an abundance of cultural heritage in their town as well.  One of the best examples of where that cultural heritage has been preserved and updated for the enjoyment of future generations is the […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Halton Hills Day 1: Trekking Through Trails!

Located North of Oakville, bisected by the Niagara Escarpment and nestled within Ontario’s Greenbelt, The Town of Halton Hills is a municipality defined as much by its beautiful natural landscapes as by its friendly townsfolk, so I was very excited to get out there and explore all it had to offer.  It was late Summer […]

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Halton Hills Keeps Earth Day going, part 2

Halton Hills’ Earth Day celebrations at the Georgetown Marketplace were great, but it was such a beautiful day that I had to get outside to see some of the great Green Buildings and other innovative spaces that the town had to offer.  With that in mind, I headed out to the Town’s newly constructed Fire […]

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Halton Hills Keeps Earth Day going, part 1

So what if Earth Day is April 22?  The good folks at Halton Hills know that Earth Day is only as valuable as the actions and the changes that stick with you all year long, so their Earth Day celebration lasted clear through to the 28th of April, when they hosted their Sustainability Fair and […]

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