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  • News Agents of change, cbc.ca (Jan 16, 2023) — A small neighbourhood in Toronto has built a program to help residents reduce their household emissions. Could their grassroots approach become a template for the rest of the country?

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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a populaton of 2,794,356 in 2021, it is the fourth-most populous city in North America. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,765,188 people (as of 2021) surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area proper had a 2021 population of 6,712,341. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, sports and culture, and is one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Networks and sustainbility initiatives[edit | edit source]

It's time to #TransformTO - together!
Authors: Live Green Toronto, Oct 3, 2019

Live Green Toronto Map

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Open spaces[edit | edit source]

Public spaces of Toronto

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]

Bike Pirates, a DIY bike shop - Urban Repair Squad - wikipedia:Cycling in Toronto

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Bike Share Toronto is a bicycle-sharing system in Toronto, Ontario, operated by the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA). The system consists of over 9,000 bicycles and over 700 stations, and covers over 200 square kilometres (80 square miles) in 21 of the 25 wards of the city, with plans to expand to the entire city by 2025.

The system was launched in 2011 by PBSC Urban Solutions under the BIXI brand and was taken over by the City of Toronto through the Toronto Parking Authority in 2014. The system is currently sponsored by Tangerine Bank. Since 2016, the system has been gradually expanded, with ridership increasing to a high of 5.7 million rides in 2023.

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Sharing[edit | edit source]

The Sharing Depot, community hub where members have access to a wide range of things without owning or storing them.

Toronto Tool Library

Institute for a Resource-Based Economy

Maps: google.com/maps

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June 6 100in1day Toronto, transform your city

News and comment[edit | edit source]


Driving community change through campaigning: Open Democracy Project at the CC Summit, Apr 20[1]

New Sharing Depot Opening Reflects Success of Toronto's Library of Things Movement, Apr 10[2]


Sharing Depot Brings Library of Things to Toronto, May 23[3]

Metro Buses Converted Into Mobile Food Markets For Low Income Neighborhoods, Apr 19[4]


The forgotten space under a Toronto highway is becoming a huge park, Nov 20[5]


How an Oven Changed the Fate of a Neglected Toronto Park, September 18[6]

Toronto's reference library gets a makerspace, February 6[7]


Bike Pirates recycles broken bikes to make cycling more accessible, September 4[8]

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Keywords canadian cities
Authors Phil Green
License CC-BY-SA-3.0
Language English (en)
Related 0 subpages, 2 pages link here
Aliases Toronto
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Created January 13, 2014 by Phil Green
Modified June 9, 2023 by Felipe Schenone
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