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Five questions with Sheila Boudreau, landscape planner and architect

A career typically has twists and turns, each step building from the last. For Sheila Boudreau, 15 years after working on the very first landscaping plan for Evergreen Brick Works, she’s back in the space she helped create.

Published on November 16, 2023

Sustainability & climate
Beating the heat: 6 sustainable solutions for a cooler home

Record-breaking temperatures in Canada and across the globe are revealing the need for innovative climate adaptation measures.

Published on August 11, 2023

How community gardening blossoms as a public space solution

From building resilient communities to providing essential habitats, community gardening is seeding change.

Published on July 27, 2023

Sustainability & climate
The power of placekeeping: reflecting on my relationship with the land

In our latest guest writer post, Laura McPhie reflects on learning to care for the land.

Published on June 18, 2023

Sustainability & climate
Host your green wedding in the heart of the Don Valley

Evergreen Brick Works – Named one of the most attractive, historic and unique wedding venues in Toronto.

Published on June 13, 2023

Health & wellbeing
Canada's first Climate Ready School: it's greener, cooler and inspiring community

As the first school year winds down, Irma Coulson Public School staff say the impact of the transformed space has been far-reaching.

Published on May 15, 2023

Health & wellbeing
Do you live in one of Canada’s most walkable cities?

Walkable cities have numerous benefits — they’re more equitable, more sustainable and even better for the economy. Here are the top ten.

Published on April 18, 2023

Sustainability & climate
3 environmental benefits of shopping at your local farmers market

From reducing food miles to minimizing waste, shopping locally at farmers markets can help you to improve your environmental footprint.

Published on April 17, 2023

Health & wellbeing
The Next Generation of Green Industry Leaders: Q&A With Teacher Daniel Kunanec

Evergreen’s School Ground Greening program is helping create new learning opportunities in Canadian schools.

Published on December 16, 2022

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