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Thinking skinny in the suburbs

When I think skinny, I think jeans and lattes. After reading an ad in Avenue Edmonton magazine, now I… [more]

Thinking skinny in the suburbs Thinking skinny in the suburbs

Lighted bike signals give cyclists a head start

As more North Americans seek healthier and greener lifestyles, cycling continues to grow in popularity.… [more]

Lighted bike signals give cyclists a head start Lighted bike signals give cyclists a head start

Taking to the street for talk about streets

In Victoria, BC, a group of cyclists, urban enthusiasts and neighbourhood activists have been talking… [more]

Taking to the street for talk about streets Taking to the street for talk about streets

Engagement

The Speakers
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Idea Bombing a Better City

We all have ideas, no matter how big or small, for making our own streets, neighbourhoods, and districts better places. These ideas have the potential … [Read More...]

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Youth Leaders from the Ground Up

How can we create green literacy skills in youth and foster strong leaders in our community? How do we bridge the gap between youth unemployment and … [Read More...]

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Creative Change

Bubble makers and chalk art start to soften the look of the street.

Taking to the street for talk about streets

In Victoria, BC, a group of cyclists, urban enthusiasts and neighbourhood activists have been talking for some time about creating a Greater Victoria … [Read More...]

The closed section of Rockland Ave - not very inviting.

Urban citizens getting creative with public space

Parks, plazas, green spaces, public markets, waterfronts - the shared spaces are where a community really expresses itself and builds a supportive, … [Read More...]

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Places and Spaces

Skinny home in Edmonton, AB

Thinking skinny in the suburbs

When I think skinny, I think jeans and lattes. After reading an ad in Avenue Edmonton magazine, now I think houses. The ad reads: New homes in mature neighbourhoods, Skinnies by Kirkland Homes. Kudos on the marketing twist. Now skinny is … [Read More...]

Bicycle traffic signal on Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

Lighted bike signals give cyclists a head start

As more North Americans seek healthier and greener lifestyles, cycling continues to grow in popularity. But for all the upsides, there are serious risks for those on two wheels, ranging from injuries to fatalities. As a cyclist, I’ve become … [Read More...]

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