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Recent Stories

My two muggings

Part 1 of 2 urban vignettes from São Paulo Todd Lester Perhaps the title sends a shiver of alarm, but a positive side of the story is that in two different mugging incidents in São Paulo, I was not harmed despite both involving handguns and potential violence. The first one happened a year ago. I...
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Urban Encounters with Curatorial Collective Aisle 4

By Jessica Hein The built city shifts from being an articulation of zones and maps and blueprints to something that has tone, tempo, and flavour when its inhabitants step out of their doors, enter the streets, and make their paths through the unfolding of daily life. A community’s network of paths forms a constantly evolving...
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From our Blog

Financing the Shift to Low-Carbon Economies: An Interview with Justin Ritchie

This blog is part of the 'Voices of New Economies' series within Cities for People - an experiment in advancing the movement toward urban resilience and livability through connecting innovation networks.  The Voices of New Economies series is collectively curated by One Earth and The Canadian CED Network.  This series is an exploration of what it takes to build the...
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Making the Leap to a True Economy: An Interview with David LePage

This blog is part of the 'Voices of New Economies' series within Cities for People - an experiment in advancing the movement toward urban resilience and livability through connecting innovation networks.  The Voices of New Economies series is collectively curated by One Earth and The Canadian CED Network.  This series is an exploration of what it takes to build the...
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ARTIST ROUND TABLE: New Economies

Friday, May 29, 2015, 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. SFU Woodward's - Goldcorp Centre for the Arts Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre 149 W Hastings St., Vancouver, BC, Canada   Can art challenge us to shift our economy to one that embraces sustainability, equality, and justice? Can we create local and global economies that are not...
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Articles from SPACING

Weekly feature blogs produced by our partner, Spacing, the Canadian urbanist magazine

Finding our way by bike

This post by Natalie Corbo is part of Spacing‘s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto. Find out more about the think tank, and the series, here. Google Maps is not the best tool for mapping out a bike route. Not only is the software an unreliable judge […]

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Toronto cyclists have hearts of gold

The City of Toronto was awarded a Silver Bicycle Friendly Community Award in 2012 for achievement in the areas of Education, Enforcement, Engineering, Education and Evaluation. In April 2015, the City was awarded Gold for progress made over the last 3 years. Share The Road makes these awards based on the League of American Bicyclists […]

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Green settlement: living sustainable lives in Canada

This post by Ajith Aluthwatta is part of Spacing‘s partnership with the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto. The Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank partners with CultureLink Settlement Services and Cycle Toronto on their groundbreaking, award winning green settlement program Bike Host. Find out more about the think tank, and […]

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