Your Input: Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan by Sept.9 & Energy Conservation by Sept.16, 2013

This video presents “What kinds of energy are used in Ontario?” The ECO (Environmental Commissioner of Ontario), Gord Miller, describes a chart from his report, Annual Energy Conservation Progress Report, Rethinking Energy Conservation in Ontario, that outlines different energy sources used by different sectors in Ontario, Canada. Electricity makes up less than a quarter of… Continue reading Your Input: Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan by Sept.9 & Energy Conservation by Sept.16, 2013

Toronto Alerts: More Flooding & Power Outage Updates of July 9, 2013

This is an update to my previous blog Toronto Alerts: Update on Flooding Impacts & Emergency Services July 8-9, 2013 . City of Toronto Recent  Update: City services resuming following yesterday’s intense rainfall City crews and the City’s Emergency Operations Centre have been working closely throughout the night with Toronto Hydro and the TTC to… Continue reading Toronto Alerts: More Flooding & Power Outage Updates of July 9, 2013

Some Cycling Matters in Toronto + Your Input on Ontario’s Cycling Strategy Until Jan.29, 2013

This video presents “sherbourne cycle track November 2012”: “The City of Toronto is upgrading a number of bicycle lanes to cycle tracks Cycle Tracks help keep bicycles and motor vehicles separate This is the first section completed, on Sherbourne Street, between Bloor Street East and Gerrard Street East Although the riding surface in this section… Continue reading Some Cycling Matters in Toronto + Your Input on Ontario’s Cycling Strategy Until Jan.29, 2013

Public Meetings on Ontario’s Proposal to Protect Urban River Valleys & Glenorchy Lands Dec.11, 13 & 18, 2012

This video presents “Celebrating 5 Years of Ontario’s Greenbelt”: On February 28th, 2010 Ontario’s Greenbelt turned 5: 2005-2010! Ontario’s Greenbelt in Canada: extends 325 kilometers from Rice Lake in Northumberland County to the Niagara River is the world’s largest, permanently protected green space preserving prime farmland, communities, forests, wetlands, watersheds and even places to play… Continue reading Public Meetings on Ontario’s Proposal to Protect Urban River Valleys & Glenorchy Lands Dec.11, 13 & 18, 2012

Ontario Gives Green Light to Link Three Cities Via the Waterloo Rapid Transit

This video gives a detailed explanation of the Waterloo Rapid Transit Plan: On May 17, 2012, Jim Bradley the Minister of the Environment signed the “MINISTER’S NOTICE TO PROCEED WITH TRANSIT PROJECT” (Ontario Regulation 231108; SUBSECTION 12(l)(a)) allowing the Regional Municipality of Waterloo to proceed with the  Rapid Transit Project, in accordance with the applicable… Continue reading Ontario Gives Green Light to Link Three Cities Via the Waterloo Rapid Transit

TTC 2012: More Popular Routes’ Services-Starts May 6; No Subway Service Between Warden & Kennedy-May 12-13; LRT Update

This video presents Transit City Light Rail Transit (LRT), a plan of both Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)  and the City of Toronto to expand rapid transit services into neighbourhoods across Toronto in Ontario, Canada: LRT Plan for Toronto This is an update to my previous blogs: Transportation Minister Announces Sheppard East LRT is Voted by… Continue reading TTC 2012: More Popular Routes’ Services-Starts May 6; No Subway Service Between Warden & Kennedy-May 12-13; LRT Update

Transportation Minister Announces Sheppard East LRT is Voted by a Majority of Toronto City Council

This is an update to my previous post Expert Advisory Panel’s Reasons to Recommend Sheppard Avenue East Light Rail Transit (LRT). “Do you support or reject the Expert Advisory Panel’s recommendations?” was a question stated in the previous blog. Toronto City Council in Ontario, Canada, considered the report and its recommendations during a special meeting… Continue reading Transportation Minister Announces Sheppard East LRT is Voted by a Majority of Toronto City Council