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February 16, 2017
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Evergreen Brick Works is part of a robust stock of public markets in Toronto, but what are other Canadian cities doing?

Meet the three Vancouver communities who have been chosen to take part in Green Bloc Neighbourhoods!

Take a look at some before and after photos to see how schools across Canada have transformed their outdoor spaces with grants from the Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds Program.

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November 24, 2016
Evergreen applauds Mayor John Tory’s call for road tolls to build the transit we need

Today Mayor Tory called for new sustainable revenue tools as a way to fund the transportation infrastructure Toronto so desperately needs. Our city’s existing infrastructure is inadequate to meet current population demands right now, let alone future ones.

October 18, 2016
Don River Valley Park marks ‘First Mile’ of City of Toronto’s ravine strategy

Today at a news conference at Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto Mayor John Tory, joined by Evergreen CEO Geoff Cape, and the Don River Valley Park Campaign Chair Andy Chisholm, patrons and supporters, marked the ‘First Mile’ of the city-wide ravine strategy.

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November 22, 2016
Report on Canada’s national housing strategy released

Canadians are calling for a collaborative, strong and innovative national housing strategy to eliminate homelessness across the country.

They want a plan that boosts the country’s affordable housing stock and employs new financial solutions to improve the living conditions of vulnerable people, including indigenous communities. Government, participants say, must also set clear outcomes and targets, collect data, and examine existing laws and policies to ensure fair access to safe and affordable housing.

Those were some of the key themes identified through a four-month-long, countrywide consultation and summarized in a report released on Tuesday, entitled What We Heard: Shaping Canada’s National Housing Strategy.

Michelle German, senior project manager at Evergreen CityWorks and co-ordinator for the GTA Housing Action Lab, said on Monday more than 80 stakeholders — including developers, architects, along with members of municipal government, the financial industry and the private and public housing sector — met in Toronto to continue mapping out next steps.

“People in the housing sector have really gotten to a place where they realize we are stronger together, German said. “We are trying to address way more than housing.” Read the full article on Toronto Star Online.

September 30, 2016
Toronto Housing Summit

Evergreen is proud to be a sponsor for the Toronto Housing Summit on September 30, 2016.  Mayor Tory’s leadership in hosting this Summit as well as the participation of Provincial Minister Bill Mauro and Federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos encourages us. This is a historic moment where three levels of government are aligned with a shared purpose.

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