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Are We Really Building a ‘Sustainable’ Toronto?

As a recent transplant to Toronto, I’m often asked by those from my home town where in the city I moved to. When I give them the neighbourhood’s name, their brows furrow quizzically, so I usually have to supplement my … Continue reading

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Former Speaker Newt Gingrich’s takes on Saul Alinsky

Last weekend’s results of the South Carolina Republican primary are now in and I almost fell off my chair when I heard Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, include in his 22 minute victory speech a reference to Saul … Continue reading

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Stats Versus Stories: Inspiring Your Audience to Action

2.4 million pounds of plastic enters the world’s oceans every hour. 48,000 gallons of oil are consumed every second. In Canada, 26 million tonnes of garbage was sent to waste disposal facilities in 2008. Each Canadian produces about 1,031 kilograms … Continue reading

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