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April 16, 2018

Benefits in building with natural materials

Farm to Building Several years ago, I worked in some of Toronto’s most innovative kitchens. Certainly, in my youth I was captivated by the culinary arts […]
February 22, 2018

GO Transit gets a sustainable and digital revamp

Thursday, the provincial government announced they are taking the next steps in exploring hydrogen-powered trains, or “hydrail” as a more sustainable alternative to electric trains. A […]
March 17, 2017

Mike Schreiner and Brian Crombie on Green Cities

The Transit Alliance hosted the first annual Green Cities conference in January. Mike Schreiner, leader of the Ontario Green Party, was a vocal member of the […]
March 1, 2017

Automated vehicles and low-carbon communities

The Transit Alliance held it’s first Green Cities breakfast to discuss the state of the Greater Toronto Area in terms of sustainability and to explore ways in […]
February 24, 2017

What are our priorities for a sustainable city?

Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Commissioner, and Mary-Margaret McMahon, Toronto City Councillor, both spoke on a panel about transit during the Transit Alliance’s Green Cities breakfast. Dr. […]
February 2, 2017

Jennifer Keesmaat on Toronto as a green city

Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat was the keynote speaker at the Transit Alliance’s first (and hopefully annual) Green Cities breakfast. The purpose of the event was […]
January 25, 2017

Over 300 people attend Green Cities 2017

On Jan. 25, over 300 people entered the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library to discuss and debate this question: How do we […]
January 11, 2017

Will you be joining us for Green Cities 2017? You should!

Do you live in a green city? What can we do to make our city more sustainable? These are the types of questions experts, as well as […]
October 7, 2016

Bryan Tuckey – let’s free developers!

The Toronto Region Vision Summit’s housing panel ended with a few short remarks by Bryan Tuckey, president of BILD and panel moderator. The honoured panelists included […]
September 30, 2016

Christopher Wein on education and smart homes

Education is important — without it, people can often overlook significantly beneficial opportunities. At least, that is the message Christopher Wein, President of Great Gulf Homes, was […]
September 14, 2016

AECOM focuses on resiliant city building – what we need

Nature is resilient, evolving and changing over time to survive surroundings. It is time for people to take a lesson from nature’s finest and learn how […]
July 26, 2016

Brian Johnston on sustainable building

Brian Johnston, Chief Operating Officer of Mattamy Homes, was an honoured guest and panelist at the Transit Alliance’s Toronto Region Vision Summit. His refreshingly honest approach […]

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