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From Bad to Worse
Taking a closer look at Canada's environmental record
BY GARTH SIMMONDS

It was almost 15 years ago when Lucien Bouchard, then Canada’s Environment Minister, announced that by the year 2000 Canada would be “the industrialized world’s most environmentally-friendly country”. His tenure would last only 16 months, but his bold prediction would linger over Canadians a decade and a half later...

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AN EDITORIAL BY LINDSAY BUTLER

Long gone are the days of throwing your trash into one black bag, tossing it to the curb and forgetting about it. 

Toronto has had the blue bin, parts of the city have seen the green bin – but what if the two lived side by side, in your kitchen? Such will be the case if Toronto’s Task Force 2010 follows the lead of city councillors in Guelph, Ontario...


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They aren't blocking traffic, they are traffic

BY KATE WELDON
Air pollution is taking over city skies and congestion may be making it nearly impossible to get anywhere quickly, but some people have an answer to these big city woes: cycling.  And they aren’t just doing it alone.  The last Friday of every month, these cyclists and advocates of public spaces meet at the corner of Spadina and Bloor in downtown Toronto to take over the streets...

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The one hundred mile diet - now there's some food for thought

BY DANIELLE TAYLOR
There’s a new diet sweeping North America, but it’s probably unlike any other you’ve heard of before. The 100 mile diet isn’t about losing weight, rather it aims at making people think about where their food comes from and how their food choices can impact the world around them...
       
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