A how-to guide to create neighbourhood enhancing projects and reduce your environmental footprint No matter your level of experience with organizing, or environmental action, the resources in this toolkit can help you and your neighbours plan and build community projects to […]
From 2013-2015, a group of neighbours in Vancouver’s Riley Park neighbourhood came together for Project Green Bloc, the first neighbourhood-level Lighter Footprint project in Vancouver, and the inspiration for Green Bloc Neighbourhoods.
Working at the juncture of homeowners, neighbourhoods, municipalities and the energy sector, Project Neutral is supporting local and national greenhouse gas reduction efforts. By allowing households to benchmark and compare their carbon footprint to other households at the neighbourhood and […]
Active Neighbourhoods is aimed at creating opportunities for citizen engagement in the planning process as well as active transportation options, with the goal of making selected communities more “liveable.” The plan is not to overhaul neighbourhoods with grand schemes, but […]
The Building Resilient Neighbourhoods Project is about working together to increase the capacity of citizens to find new paths for taking collective action on shared priorities. Building community resilience is about addressing social, environmental and economic issues that challenge human […]
The Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) is an innovative pilot program led by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) in collaboration with many municipal and community partners including residents, businesses, local groups and institutions. The project seeks to develop action plans […]
This citizen-centric, resident-led approach to strengthening neighbourhoods encourages residents to take the “I love my neighbourhood” pledge and actively seek ways to work with the City of Calgary to make the kind of neighbourhood everyone wants to move to. Participating […]