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Volunteer Spotlight: Q&A with Anisa Karimjee

To create special places, we need the next generation to participate in community placemaking. Hear from one of our young volunteers about why public spaces are so vital.

Published on September 14, 2023

Kids & education
A recap of the 2023 Adventure & Bike Ventures Camp season

Thank you for an amazing season!

Published on September 5, 2023

Arts & culture
How public art connects me to Toronto’s history

In our latest guest writer post, art curator and writer Katie Lawson talks about the power of public art.

Published on August 16, 2023

Arts & culture
Supporting and sustaining public art for future generations

Evergreen’s new Institute for Public Art and Sustainability is tackling issues like equity, inclusivity and ecological resilience in the arts sector.

Published on August 14, 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

Public places
The essential public spaces of Jen Angel, Evergreen’s CEO

In our ongoing series, we ask city-building leaders about their favourite places.

Published on July 19, 2023

Health & wellbeing
The power of public spaces: Fitness beyond four walls

In our latest guest writer post, fitness columnist and personal trainer Paul Landini talks about training outdoors and shares some easy public space exercises.

Published on July 16, 2023

Public places
Infographic: Our favourite public space hacks

From enhancing accessibility to fostering a welcoming atmosphere, here are eight ways to maximize the potential of our shared spaces.

Published on July 13, 2023

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