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Toronto’s Energy Future: Part 1

Our newest team member, Noah Brotman, created a compelling documentary on, “Toronto’s Energy Future.” Here’s Part 1. (Part 2 will follow later this week.) Noah Brotman is an Urban Planner at Hardy Stevenson Associates Limited and the newest member of our team. Noah … Continue reading

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Green City Planning

In many of my blogs, I discuss ways to make urban environments more sustainable and green. I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal entitled: How to Build a Greener City. This article was aimed less at what … Continue reading

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Bus Compromise

So you’re driving to work and you get stuck behind the dreaded bus that stops: Every. Single. Block. You think to yourself, I wish that bus would get out of my way. You’re on the bus, doing your part for … Continue reading

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Municipal Incentives to Promote “Green” Development

Sustainable or “green” building is the practice of generating resource-efficient and healthy approaches to construction, renovation, operation, maintenance and demolition. It is typically applied to individual developments (building-specific), but is sometimes used to describe municipal scale development. Green building usually requires … Continue reading

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The “Greenest Fair in North America”

The Toronto CNE is on! While the midway and games have always provided entertainment and fun, the CNE also signifies that there are only two more weeks until school is back in session – bittersweet for all students. As I … Continue reading

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New Media and All Things Nuclear

New media is defined as the marriage of mediated communications technologies with digital computers. New Media has become a significant element in everyday life. It allows people to communicate, bank, shop and entertain. The global network of the Internet, for … Continue reading

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The Climate Change Movement and the Role of Nuclear Power

In the last five years or so, there has been a shift in focus of the environmental movement. The environmental movement has been around since the 1970’s and basically rose out of the peace movement. Many Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have … Continue reading

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