2019 Heart of the City

Poster Montreal – Park People’s Heart of the City Conference takes place June 12-14. Heart of the City is hosted by Park People (@Park_People ) an independent charity that supports and mobilizes people to help them activate the power of parks to improve quality of life in cities across Canada. Keynote speaker Jerome Dupras is both bassist …

Toronto

Photo: Paolo Rosa, Skyline Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario Headlines Toronto Restaurant Fights Waste By Chopping Menu Prices Till Food Is Gone – NPR Planeta.com Toronto Links Canada Ontario

British Columbia Links

Flag Links related to British Columbia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines A Fight to Save Indigenous Language, Culture – Information Week Exploring British Columbia’s Most Beautiful and Most Threatened Watershed – Outside Elsewhere on the Web http://www.hornbyisland.com http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia Heritage BC Heritage BC supports all people of British Columbia who champion the preservation and conservation …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. – …

Toronto Links

Toronto flag Links related to Toronto presented in somewhat random fashion: Places to visit Chocosol, 1131 St. Clair Avenue West https://www.facebook.com/ChocoSolTraders https://twitter.com/ChocoSolTraders Features Sparking Change Headlines http://boingboing.net/2017/08/05/toronto-the-goodbye.html https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-joins-global-biodiversity-heritage-library-digitize-archive-science-literature Toronto’s Farmers’ Markets: St. Lawrence Market Recommended Listening https://www.sportsnet.ca/590 https://www.sportsnet.ca/podcasts http://player.sportsnet590.ca https://www.sportsnet.ca/?s=greg+brady Events June Summer Solstice October imagineNATIVE Twitter @ocReLEAF @ConsulMexTor @RudkinDave @ROMToronto @ROMPalaeo https://twitter.com/parkdalewalking https://twitter.com/GreenLineTO https://twitter.com/Walk_TO …

Canada Links

Canada flag Links related to Canada presented in somewhat random fashion: Trains https://reservia.viarail.ca https://www.seat61.com/Canada.htm Headlines What happened to Tim Hortons? The downfall of Canada’s brand https://twitter.com/i/moments/912044185720586241 Canada’s record on racial discrimination under scrutiny at UN our-provincial-parks-are-in-jeopardy two-of-canadas-top-films-look-to-preserve-the-inuit-way-of-life A year on, anger brews over Trudeau’s inaction on indigenous rights – @justine_hunter Debate grows over statues of …

Banff National Park

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Bow River Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the flagship of the nation’s park system. The park encompasses more than 6,000 square kilometers of mountain wilderness and is part of the larger Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. More than three million visitors a year make the …

British Columbia

Photo: Ken Lund, Victoria British Columbia (BC) is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west side, by the US state of Alaska to the northwest and parts of the west, on the north by Yukon and the Northwest Territories, on the east by the province of Alberta, and on the south by the states …

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Buzzwords USCMA = Acronym for the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, a pending free trade agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the United States of which negotiations have been concluded, but which has not been signed or ratified. Version 2.0 of NAFTA Headlines https://qz.com/1480539/at-the-g20-trudeau-and-nieto-rejected-trumps-name-for-the-new-nafta USMCA, the new trade deal between the US, Canada, and Mexico, explained – Vox …