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that will shape our cities for the better.

An aerial view of an urban neighbourhood.
A view of Cornwall, Ont.

What’s driving the push to smarter cities?

A new discussion paper from Evergreen and Code for Canada talks tech and data with mid-sized cities.

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A rendering of the redeveloped kiln building in use. Image: LGA Architectural Partners

Kiln Building Redevelopment

Evergreen has set a carbon neutral target for Evergreen Brick Works starting with the redevelopment of the historic kiln building.

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People walk and cycle along the Atlanta Beltline trail.

What is mobility in our cities?

From public transit to walkable streets, when it comes down to it mobility is about people first.

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What's On at Evergreen Brick Works

No matter the weather, explore the urban wild at Evergreen Brick Works this month.

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Stock image of the Vancouver skyline over False Creek.

Who’s doing it best: Building rental housing in Toronto and Vancouver

Comparing Toronto’s Open Door program and Vancouver’s Rental 100 program.

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Moving the needle on laneway suites

We look at what has changed in the push for laneway housing in Toronto in this case study.

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A gargoyle in along the Lower Don Trail, part of Duane Linklater A gargoyle in along the Lower Don Trail, part of Duane Linklater

The Don River Valley Park

The Don River Valley Park is the centrepiece of Toronto’s rapidly growing downtown: a 200-hectare park spanning Pottery Road to Corktown Common.

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The Benefits of Risky Play for Canadian students

Cam Collyer,  Evergreen's Executive Director of Programs, talks about how risky play and school ground design can be a benefit to kids.

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A view of a downtown Brantford street.

Revitalizing buildings for the communities in Ontario’s mid-sized cities

Our new report looks at examples of adaptive reuse in four Ontario cities: Hamilton, Kitchener, Brantford and Peterborough.

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Building community with Green Bloc Neighbourhoods

How four Vancouver communities are using collective impact to lower their ecological footprints.

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