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Healthy Environment, Healthy Economy, Healthy Humans: Planning for Toronto's Waterfront Revitalization Throughout the 20th and 21st Century
This paper focuses on the revitalization process of the Toronto Port Lands. The paper moves through the historical transitions of the Toronto Port Lands, looking at three eras of plans, which have helped to shape the Toronto ...
Housing that sustains: A case study of Bain Co-op and its historic buildings
This case study on a housing co-operative in Toronto and its historic buildings explores liveability and sustainability in multi-residential housing. It includes an analysis of the history of co-operative housing in Canada, ...
Addressing Community Development through Sustainable Mining Practices: The case of Abosso Goldfields (Damang) in Ghana.
The performance of the gold mining industry globally is in no doubt. However, the industry's susceptibility to the frequent rise and fall in the price of gold, coupled with the various negative impacts it generates in ...
Small Steps Toward Active School Transportation: A Midtown Toronto Case Study
The way in which a neighbourhood is planned greatly impacts its overall flow and function. Planning influences how residents interact with space on an everyday basis. Planning for healthy, active and sustainable neighbourhoods ...
Residual Chemical Toxicity In Used Steel Drum Containers: Health Impacts On Steelpan Builders
Residual Chemical Toxicity in Used Steel Drum Containers: Health Impacts on Steelpan Builders is a study from an insider's perspective about residual toxic chemicals in the traditional steelpan musical instrument building. ...
Is Clean Air Possible? A Critical Analysis of China's Intended Nationally Determined Contributions for the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015.
In December 2015 at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris, 195 countries signed to the world's first comprehensive climate change agreement; The Paris ...
Understanding Residents' Environmental Risk Perceptions in Three Toronto Neighbourhoods: Lived Experiences, Expectations and Policy Implications
The environment is fraught with uncertainties that vary in scope and nature. Dangers posed by exposure to environmental pollutants in the air, soil, water and food are difficult to measure with certainty. Due to scientific ...
The Impacts Of Climate Change On The Health And Well-being Of The Peoples Of Whitefish River First Nation, Ontario
Indigenous communities in Canada are some of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Research has tended to focus more on the Arctic region in Canada and more recently, a need to understand how climate change ...
Conceptualizing Water: A Critical Reflection
Sexual Health And HIV Prevention Outreach By And For Indigenous Youth
Background: This paper examines how a group of Indigenous youth leaders take up the notion of leadership in the context of HIV prevention. Methods: Taking Action II is an Indigenous community based participatory action ...