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Greening Canada’s COVID Recovery

Rebuilding the economy after the COVID pandemic will be complex, challenging, and long-lasting. Almost every part of our economy has suffered. Some sectors may rebound quickly, but many will take years to recover fully. National, provincial, and local recovery planning is essential and so is a broad-based buy-in. The process […]

Small Steps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Can be One Giant Leap for Mankind by

Small Steps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Can be One Giant Leap for Mankind

Whether we like it or not, our daily activities increase our carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is the measure of greenhouse gas emissions (including carbon) that a person emits from their daily activities. It is important to know your carbon footprint and take responsibility for the emissions that you are […]

Eco-friendly Alternatives to Plastic

Breaking Up With Plastics

Source: Ethique Plastic Free July Series (Volume 2 of 5) It’s time to break free from our plastic dependency. Environmentally-friendly alternatives to plastic exist and we can all make small changes in our daily lives to promote the sustainability of our environment.

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Strong and Plastic-Free

Plastic Free July Series (Volume 1 of 5) Yearly, Canadians produce 3.3.million tonnes of plastic waste while 2.8 million tonnes (the weight of 24 CN towers) of it ends up in the landfill, according to statistics from Oceana Canada. Approximately only 9% of this waste is recycled. Environment and Climate […]

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ACHIEVING COMPLETE RURAL COMMUNITIES

Complete communities are a development of convenience for those living within them as they provide the necessities for daily needs. Complete communities encompass many options for housing, jobs, walkability, transport, retail, services and amenities while preserving natural features and significant areas of farmland. Historically, compact development was the norm before […]