KITCHENER — When the City of Kitchener gave residents a bigger say in how to spruce up two parks, the answer from the community was to build a place for people of all ages, with everything from edible gardens to beach volleyball courts.
KINGSTON — Not long ago, empty buses were a common sight on Kingston’s main roads. But over the past five years, Kingston Transit has seen a huge increase in ridership, and the city now boasts the fastest-growing public-transit ridership figures in the country.
A new indicator shows Canada ranks 20th among countries participating in the UN’s ambitious global effort to address the world’s 17 toughest social and environmental problems, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A new online tool accessible to the public shows Canada is below its peers on Climate Action and Reduced Inequalities, in particular.
A recent study by School of Planning professor Michael Drescher suggests Ontario could save thousands of wildlife losses as well as millions of dollars by implementing simple measures to help prevent vehicle collisions involving wildlife.