Category Archive: Home & Living

Let’s Talk Eco Apps Worth Downloading

Smartphone apps are an easy way to stay connected, informed, and obviously have some fun too.  Since 83% of Canadian households own an active cell phone (Statistics Canada), it only makes sense that… Continue reading

Threats to Ontario’s Greenbelt

Ontario’s Greenbelt is approximately 2 million acres of protected land (that’s larger than Prince Edward Island!). It is the world’s largest permanently protected greenbelt.  It protects environmentally sensitive areas, productive farmland, and natural spaces… Continue reading

Making Hamilton More Resilient & Sustainable on Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22nd, I attended the 3rd Annual Hamilton Environmental Summit 2015. It was held at the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington and was by far one of the… Continue reading

Putting a Price on Carbon? Ontario’s New Cap-and-Trade System

Last week on April 13th, 2015, Ontario announced plans to introduce a cap-and-trade system to put a limit on greenhouse gas emissions. Climate change has been devastating our world – shifting long-term weather… Continue reading

All things green at The Green Living Show!

“The Green Living Show is Canada’s largest consumer show dedicated to all things green.” Last weekend, I volunteered for the Green Living Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It served as a great… Continue reading