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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

Public places
Before and after: the power of public spaces to bring grey cities to life

Public space proves cities can be more than steel, concrete and smog. Here are 10 transformations that breathe new life into urban landscapes. 

Published on April 15, 2024

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

Solon cultivates community action with Neighbourhood Mobility project.

Published on April 4, 2024

Public places
Our favourite farmers markets across Canada

There’s simply no better way to shop local.  

Published on March 18, 2024

Public places
How Lac-Mégantic rebuilt after devastating environmental disaster

Aerial view of downtown Lac-Mégantic shows solar panels on sports complex and new builds. Photo from Hydro Québec (www.hydroquebec.com/microgrid-lac-megantic/)

Published on February 20, 2024

Public places
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

Public places
Exploring winter wonderlands: our favourite chilly public spaces in Canada

Markets, ice rinks and other public places connect us to community, provide recreational opportunities and spark joy.

Published on November 14, 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

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

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