Planning & Urban Development

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Charging Ahead

Hydro-Québec and the Future of Electricity

Hydro-Québec manages one of the largest power grids on the continent. It is among the most profitable, the least expensive and the greenest. With a stunning renewable energy rate of 99.8 … ; 320 View

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City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity

How do we build cities where we aren’t just living within the same urban space, but living together? Greater Toronto is now home to a larger proportion of foreign-born residents than any … ; 281 View
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Introduction

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Pitter explains the rationale behind the anthology – to spark thoughtful, spirited discussion about inclusive city-building. 9 $0.90 Add
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Introduction

The Future of Electricity

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A Tour de Force

From: Charging Ahead

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This chapter explores just how impressive Hydro-Quebec and its services are, considering H-Q have one of the biggest power systems on the continent with the "most reliable service." The … ; 20 $2.00 Add
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Identity and the City

Thinking Through Diversity

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Farhadi examines four individual stories of diversity in Toronto. 20 $2.00 Add
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Doing Immigrant Resettlement Right

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This chapter argues for immigrants to be included in the political process. 16 $1.60 Add
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Step 2: Identifying Barriers and Benefits

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Uncovering barriers and benefits involves four steps. 1) Begin by reviewing relevant articles and reports. 2) Following this review, carry out observations of people engaging in the behavior you … 20 $0.40 Add
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Technical Prowess

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This chapter explores Hydro-Quebec’s impressive technical systems. It discusses the laboratory in Varennes (part of the campus of the Hydro-Quebec’s research institute – … ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Placemaking for Community

From: Common Threads

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A “working landscape” in the city can be planned for use by the people who live there. Newly articulated land use options coupled with accessing the green waste from both invasive … 32 $3.20 Add
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Step 3: Developing Strategies

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This chapter will provide an overview of how to design effective strategies. Developing a community-based social marketing strategy involves addressing two behaviors simultaneously: 1) the … 4 $0.40 Add
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The Electric Revolution

From: Charging Ahead

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This chapter situates Hydro-Quebec and its impressive system and evolution in the context of the global electricity industry. It delves more into the history of H-Q and Quebec politics. ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Wasauksing-Vancouver-Toronto

My Path Home

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The author describes the struggle in her youth coming to terms with her First Nations identity. 10 $1.00 Add
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Biodiversity: Getting it Under Your Skin

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Humans often need to see threats to the environment, and, by extension to their health and survival. Progressive losses over time can dilute urgency and awareness. So can progressive gains. One … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Enclosures of Public Spaces and Infrastructure

From: Think Like a Commoner

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The city is one of the most fiercely contested arenas for market enclosures. Public squares, parks, walkways, sports arenas and the very face and identity of a city are being taken over by a cozy … 10 $1.00 Add
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How We Welcome

Why Canada's Refugee Resettlement Program Undermines Place-making

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The chapter discusses immigrant sponsorship to Canada and ensuring successful settlement for families upon arrival. ; 13 $1.30 Add