Category Archives: Sustainability

Gone Fishin’

Toronto strikes a nice balance between urban development and greenspace. There is an unusual number of parks and trees but they can’t replace vast nature and wildlife that live just outside the city and are a unique part of Canadian culture. Because not everyone has access to this special outdoor experience, the Gone Fishin’ Project brings a bit of the wild into the city core. Continue reading

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Cultivating Communities

By Angela Henderson

In Vancouver, Canada, spring takes a few notable forms: cherry blossoms, umbrellas, and community gardens. Situated on Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver’s coastal temperate rainforest climate is a fertile environment for gardens and gardeners alike. Despite the scarcity of urban land, Vancouver has over 75 community gardens located in school yards, city parks, boulevards, disused railways and even at City Hall. Communal gardens in Vancouver are host to a range of urban initiatives and serve a wide cross-section of the community. Digging in the dirt is something we all share in common. Continue reading

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