Category Archives: Social innovation

Saving money and driving less: a TAF grant project shows it’s possible

What would you say to an idea that could help tackle urban congestion, cut greenhouse gases, save drivers hundreds of dollars a year, and wouldn’t involve spending a dime on new infrastructure? Summerhill Impact, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to engaging … Continue reading

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Carbon pricing: coming soon to Ontario

Last Tuesday night, I went to an event at the Isabel Bader Theatre on the University of Toronto’s downtown campus. To my surprise, the theatre’s 300 seats were all taken, and anyone showing up without a ticket was being turned … Continue reading

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Working together – harder than it looks …

Recently I joined in the Collective Impact Summit hosted in Toronto by  Tamarack. Collective impact is all about different types of groups working together to advance a common goal, and while the practice is really nothing new, the work of … Continue reading

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Why I joined 400,000 people in demanding climate action

Sarah Amelia Sackville McLauchlan is a guest blogger for our 80×50 Blog site. Sarah travelled with to participate in the People’s Climate March in New York City where approximately 400,000 marchers made history with the largest ever demonstration for … Continue reading

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Join us at the Complete Streets Forum

This week we’re running a guest blog by Nancy Smith Lea, Director of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, a project of Clean Air Partnership. Every time a street in Toronto is built or re-designed – to accommodate a streetcar … Continue reading

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