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Toronto Introduces Equity Lens to Cycling Infrastructure

Written by Kim Perrotta The Challenge Historical practices have resulted in the inequitable delivery of services to some areas of Toronto. The unequal burden of COVID-19 among residents revealed the economic, racial, health and social disparities that exist in some neighbourhoods.  But even before the pandemic, the City recognized the need to transform many of

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Planter des arbres pour atténuer les vagues de chaleur – Montréal

Kim Perrotta Objectifs Un nouveau projet vise à faire baisser la température dans les quartiers défavorisés de Montréal.  Vert le Nord vise à verdir les espaces urbains pour réduire l’effet d’îlot de chaleur urbain et améliorer la qualité de vie dans les quartiers nord de la ville de Montréal.  Inspiré de la campagne ILEAU menée

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Planting Trees to Attenuate Heat Waves in Montreal

Written by Kim Perrotta Goals A new project is aiming to turn down the temperature in disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Montreal.  Vert le Nord aims to green urban spaces to reduce the urban heat island effect and improve the quality of life and work in the north end of Montreal. Inspired by the ILEAU campaign run

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