Posts tagged #HamOnt
#GreenHamOnt: The importance of activism for a greener Hamilton.

There is a substantial community of environmental activists in Hamilton. I began to feel a part of this when I was 13 years old and my family was involved in the fight to protect the Red Hill Valley. Despite losing the battle, strong connections were forged between people working through that struggle and this establishment of trust between Hamiltonian environmental activists continues to aid contemporary causes.

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#GreenHamOnt: Sustainability 101 - Bringing sustainability to McMaster University.

As McMaster continues to advance sustainability on campus and within the community, this year marks new developments in bringing sustainability into the classroom through a focus on interdisciplinary, student-led, community-based and experiential education. These developments have been facilitated in a number of different ways and through a wide variety of programs.

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#GreenHamOnt: One family's journey to becoming greener.

I just recently returned to my first career aspiration in writing, and with it I began to scrutinize the way I live and teach about food because my five year old knew nothing about the world that sustains us beyond that it “comes from the store.” I wish I could say it was because he was five, but the reality is that as a society we're becoming increasingly disconnected from what it takes to live on this world without taking it for granted and destroying it.

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#GreenHamOnt: Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System is a management wonder.

With over 3,400 acres of parkland, 137 kilometres of hiking trails, and more than 120 waterfalls, Hamilton has a diverse and unique natural environment.  Hamilton is becoming increasingly known for its environmental features; however, it wasn't that long ago when the city was known as the industrial armpit of Canada. The Cootes to Escarpment EcoPark System hopes to link the city’s greenspaces.

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#GreenHamOnt: Bees Please - How a Hamilton project is empowering communities to create a pollinators paradise.

With over 3,400 acres of parkland, 137 kilometres of hiking trails, and more than 120 waterfalls, Hamilton has a diverse and unique natural environment.  Hamilton is becoming increasingly known for its environmental features; however, it wasn't that long ago when the city was known as the industrial armpit of Canada. Hamilton is working to become a pollinator's paradise.

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#GreenHamOnt: A series highlighting environmental initiatives in Hamilton, Ontario.

Located between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario is an environmentally unique city.  It has over 3, 400 acres of parkland, 137 kilometres of hiking trails, and more than 120 waterfalls. It is becoming more commonly known that these statistics are linked to Hamilton, however, it wasn't that long ago when the city was known as the industrial armpit of Canada.

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Bringing the Sustainable Community Together in Hamilton, Ontario

Hamilton, Ontario is full of great minds, especially on the Sustainability forefront. One bright Hamiltonian, Maria Topalovic, is using her expertise to further Hamilton’s environmental community with the launch of a new group: Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network. Maria is an Environmental Coordinator at Holcim Inc. and serves on the Board of Directors for Hamilton Conservation Authority; along with the help of 10 other sustainability advocates she is launching the network on May 15th, 2013. http://hamiltonspnlaunch.eventbrite.ca

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