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Protect parking lots or partner to reduce emissions?

Cities like Victoriaville in Quebec encourage density and walkability downtown to reduce dependency on personal vehicles and to lower carbon emissions.

Published on May 21, 2024

Sustainability & climate
Climate-conscious collaborators key to Montreal's success

Solon cultivates community action with Neighbourhood Mobility project.

Published on April 4, 2024

The invaluable nature-based solution to the climate crisis is…

Freshwater ecosystems! Wetlands store more carbon than any other ecosystem, including forests.

Published on March 20, 2024

The Evergreen Conference 2023: Making the case for place

A bold new focus: Public places as a solution to some of the most pressing challenges cities and communities face.

Published on November 2, 2023

Our favourite adaptive reuse examples in Canada

Innovation at its finest: repurposing existing structures preserves history while promoting sustainability.

Published on October 17, 2023

Innovation in action: exploring living labs

Social innovators are embracing a new user-centric approach to solving social challenges.

Published on October 13, 2023

Winning Future City Builders team wants to equip students with housing know-how

Pitch Night judges select Student Housing Education Network, an online educational hub that guides students on living independently.

Published on April 7, 2023

Community engagement: a recipe for more livable communities

City building should reflect the needs, desires and aspirations of all individuals and communities. We asked the experts to share a few community engagement strategies.

Published on March 13, 2023

Sustainability & climate
From the ground up: investing in sustainable gardening at Evergreen Brick Works

Urban gardening helps to restore ecological integrity and encourage biodiversity.

Published on November 22, 2022

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