Posts tagged Ontario
#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: 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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Getting the Coal Out: Scrubbing the air in Canada's most populous province.

Canada has some pretty strong stereotypes associated with it. As residents of the Great White North, my partner and I, in this illustrated science romp we call Sketchy Science, have endured decades of ridicule, usually from our friends and neighbours to the south. In the end though, the stereotypes are often things to be proud of. Canada is usually depicted as an untamed wilderness of adventure and possibility. Unfortunately, like any other first world country, Canada is mostly an urban place. Sure, our large land area and small population result in vast forests and mountain ranges, but that is largely because 81% of us live in cities.

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