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A report from RBC says business funding for climate action needs to “rise exponentially” for the country to be on course for net-zero emissions by 2050. The RBC Climate Action Institute report says...

The University of Toronto has begun raising a new 14-storey mass timber building that will set a precedent for sustainable design. Once complete, the tower is expected to be the tallest academic...

Embodied carbon, or upfront carbon emissions, is the amount of CO2 or equivalent emitted during raw material sourcing and product manufacturing. Minimizing embodied carbon emissions is critical...

In the fight against climate change, some innovators are gunning for moon shot ideas, such as  generating energy through nuclear fusion or scrubbing carbon emissions from the atmosphere. John...

Green Economy North, a program of reThink Green, hosted its Regional Business Forum on Thursday. This year’s event was titled: ‘Building the Future’ and focused on the development of a greener...

Design can make our communities more resilient in the face of climate change. But what are the most effective strategies for achieving the biggest impact in the shortest time? Taking place November 14...

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is applauding the Province of Ontario for introducing a new legislation that reverses the government’s former decision to remove protection for Greenbelt...

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is applauding the Province of Ontario for introducing a new legislation that reverses the government’s former decision to remove protection for Greenbelt...

On October 16, 2023, the Ontario government introduced legislation that, if passed, would restore all properties that were redesignated or removed from the Greenbelt and the Oak Ridges Moraine areas...

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