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Developed by the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP), the Energy Explorer is an interactive online tool that maps energy usage and distribution throughout Metro Vancouver.
We'd like to take the time to celebrate the efforts made by the Town of Halton Hills in pursuing sustainability efforts at the community level!
Congratulations to the district of Saanich on their enthusiastic effort to pursue a broad range of climate change adaptation practices and action plans, and for engaging the community at a local level through various programs and opportunities.
As part of the City of Vancouver’s Transportation 2040 Plan, the City’s improved and expanded wayfinding system has updated and installed maps around the city that will help pedestrians find routes more easily and walk more frequently.
The flooding experienced by the City of Calgary may be one of the most-covered weather-related extreme events in Canada's history as municipal staff and residents took to social media to capture what unfolded on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and various other online platforms - and Calgarians are better off for it.
Climate scientists at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, ON have created an online database to record the conditions of outdoor skating rinks that relies on submissions from communities across the country.