Lifestyle, location and commuting

Lifestyle, location and commuting

Home-buying tips for seniors looking to downsize

Learn how to trim down your possessions and find the home that suits you.

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Building in flood plains
Lifestyle and environment

Future-proofing homes: building for a changing climate

The effects of our changing climate aren't just coming anymore, they are here. How and where we build has to change as well.

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Wind turbine © Jinterwas, Flickr
Lifestyle and environment

Clean energy infrastructure and efficient-housing for Canada's Indigenous communities

Last summer the 20/20 Catalysts Program kick-started a clean-energy initiative for Indigenous communities. This summer the focus will be on improving communi...

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Climate change impact of meat
Lifestyle and environment

Food and climate change – what are the impacts of your food choices?

If you're looking to tread a little lighter on the planet and maybe even eat a little healthier, have a look at the list of foods below.

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Choosing where to live

What makes a home livable to you?

Urban centers are increasing in population, with that comes the challenge of making them a healthy and enjoyable place to live, both in your home and out.

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Aerial view of BRE Innovation Park Living City Campus
Lifestyle and environment

Seven experimental homes being built at the Living City Campus North of Toronto

The BRE Innovation Park will be expanding its facilities to conduct research into advanced building products and technologies

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Electric vehicle charging station
Commuting

Electric Vehicles getting help from the provinces

Badly needed infrastructure for charging electric vehicles coming from the provinces, along with financial incentives for purchase

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Non-toxic, naturally-dyed Easter eggs
Lifestyle and environment

DIY non-toxic & all natural Easter egg dye.

Dying eggs is especially fun when using all natural dye made in your very own kitchen.

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Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

A resilient home is one that is better prepared to face the challenges of a changing climate, ideally providing security of heat, water and food.

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Rendering of River District Sustainable housing development In Vancouv
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Vancouver developer leads the way to more sustainable communities

Some forward thinking developers are designing homes that are ready to handle the more severe weather caused by a warming climate.

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