National Nurses Day
This article is dedicated to the hard-working nurses across Canada. Thank you for your continued dedication and commitment to keeping our communities healthy! The week of May 10th-16th is National Nurses Week, a time to appreciate, support, and give thanks to the unrelenting tireless work that our Canadian nurses bring forth, especially in the past…
Natural Heritage Systems: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Ontario’s Natural Resources
This article focuses on Natural Heritage Systems, what they are, their importance, and their benefit to our economy and livelihoods. Background A Natural Heritage System is a network of interconnected natural features and areas, such as wetlands, woodlands, valley lands, watercourses, significant wildlife habitats, and areas of natural and scientific interest (ANSIs). Such systems are…
Recycling in Toronto: How Does it Work & Why is it so Complicated?
This article will explore the challenges the City of Toronto, its workers, and residents face with the current recycling Program and their transition to the updated Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program model. Background The City of Toronto hosts one of the most comprehensive integrated waste management systems in North America, managing over 900,000 tonnes of…