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Toronto Transit Solutions No One Is Talking About

Jon Packer | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Living
Jon Packer

Public transit alone will not solve our congestion problems or improve the health of our cities. Here then is a selection of transit solutions NOT making headlines in Toronto's municipal elections.

These Laos-Based Designs Are the Opposite of Fast Fashion

Kristen Marano | Posted 09.14.2014 | Canada Style
Kristen Marano

When I shop, I want to know how the pieces I like are made. I look at the tag. I ask where the fabrics are from. I read about the designer. These details reveal the process of a piece that earns a hanger in my closet. This is what separates Heather Smith's designs of Laos-based shop Passa Paa from fast fashion retailers and puts a value on owning her pieces.

Hate Hipsters? Then Avoid This Place

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 11.28.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Where in the US are you likely to find the highest density of skinny jeans, moustaches, indie music and vintage thrift stores? According...

Return to The "Summer of Love" World Domination Summit Style

Beverley Golden | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada
Beverley Golden

It's taken me a few weeks to digest a question I've been living with: "What just happened?" It was a two-and-a-half day whirlwind of positive energy a...

Extreme Weather Heightens Need For Sustainable Development

Hassan Arif | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Impact
Hassan Arif

With the realities of climate change becoming all too clear, an economic shift is needed, towards a more sustainable economy. While protests and concerns about actions such as fracking are important, and needed, there also needs to be a positive message on sustainable economic development.

Jane's Walks... Dark Age Delayed?

Himy Syed | Posted 05.02.2013 | Canada
Himy Syed

Dark Age Delayed ? This was a puzzling realization which haunted me after I completed leading the final of several Jane's Walks last year: Dark Age ...

Flying With a Baby: A First-Time Survival Guide

Tanya Enberg | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada Travel
Tanya Enberg

Recently, my partner and I feared becoming "that family" on a flight from Toronto to Glasgow, Scotland. Our particular infant, born three-and-a-half months ago, has a killer set of pipes on him. I am certain that up against him most anthem rockers would scurry away like scared little country mice. We survived the worst of it and with these helpful tips you can, too.

Why Am I Risking My Life for a Boat Ride?

Wave Vidmar | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada Living
Wave Vidmar

In a few days, I will begin a long, arduous, dangerous journey. Solo, unsupported, no additional assistance, resupply or shadow boat, I will kayak solo from San Francisco to Hawaii. 3,100 miles, 45 to 65 days, battling giant waves, killer great white sharks, and all that Mother Nature will throw at me. Why am I doing this?

Dawn Cuthbertson

Top 5 Must-Sees In San Francisco

HuffingtonPost.com | Dawn Cuthbertson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Travel

Everyone has their own San Francisco moment. Whether it’s riding a cable car, seeing the Golden Gate Bridge for the first time or hanging out at ...

Tax The Sweet, Doctors Urge

CBC | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada

Sugar is so toxic that it should be taxed and slapped with regulations like alcohol, some U.S. researchers argue. In a commen...

Globally Resilient City Number 7: San Francisco

Boyd Cohen | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada
Boyd Cohen

All cities around the globe are facing the risk of some kind of climate change. A resilient city is one that understands the risks and adequately develops strategies and implements actions to minimize the risks.