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Fran Deacon

Philanthropists take Toronto's future in their own hands

Under the Gardiner initiative joins Toronto Foundation in a growing cluster of philanthropic efforts and organizations to make Toronto even better. 

Looking west from Don Roadway over Commissioners Street.

Designing a wildlife refuge at the mouth of the Don

How a new flood protection plan makes room for the city's non-human residents. 

Spadina & Queen's Quay Wavedeck.

Lake Ontario swims again: How once-fragile species are back in action

With careful management under the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, several previously fragile species are returning to the GTA.

Pan Am and Parapan Am Aquatics Centre

What Toronto would look like without the Pan Am Games

After more than a half-decade of preparation, the Pan Am Games are nearly here. And, if all goes according to plan, their built and cultural legacy will continue for decades to come. 

Participants cheer at the end of a positive day at Playing 4 Keeps.

Playing for Keeps builds social capital from sport

Snowcone by Diana Koncan and Lily Jeon and the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson.

Waterfront installations make for an art-warming event

Installations invite Toronto to Winter Stations on the waterfront

George Brown students working on prototypes.

Prototyping the Future: How students and startups are working together to shake up local industry

At George Brown College, students are helping young companies design and prototype tomorrow's technologies. 

Anisa S. Mirza, CEO and Co-founder of Giveffect.

Charitable giving gets a techie twist

Toronto startups Giveffect, FlipGive and Hospital Connection set out to rewire and disrupt the billion-dollar charity market in Canada.

CKX participants pieced together strategies around sharing community knowledge like you'd piece toge

Pioneering new ways of measuring a city's success

The inaugural CKX Summit explored how open data and collaboration can transform communities.

Greg Yuristy, founder of Smart Green Technologies.

Greening the roof over your head: A look inside a growing industry

With help from one local company, Toronto's paving the way – and the roof – for sustainable building initiatives.

Sandra Shaul.

Where the Great War lives on in Toronto

Nearly half a decade after the last veteran of the First World War faded, we trace Toronto’s physical relationship with the war from the city streets to the memories tucked away in attics.

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