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Proposed Clarington Waste Facility.

Should Toronto burn its trash?

Toronto refuses to incinerate its waste, though nearby Peel Region has been doing it for years and York Region is now stepping on board. Is it time for the city to revisit its stance on incinerators?

Fresh cuts at Just an Olde Fashion Butchery & Seafood.

Oakville's lakeshore strip a model of the form

Take the Lakeshore west far enough and eventually you'll reach Oakville's waterfront strip, one of the best in the GTA. Described as a mix between Yorkville and Niagara-on-the-Lake, its unique mix of cafes, shops and people make it a great example of an urban strip that caters to everyone.


If the shoe fits, make it

An Oakville-based footwear company creates jobs in Ethiopia, but not because its president, Tal Dehtiar, believes in corporate social responsibility.

Faisal Anwar.

Artists in the GTA: Faisal Anwar celebrates social progress through art and technology

Oakville's Faisal Anwar not only wants his art to make people think and feel; he wants it to help them connect with their neighbours in Toronto and around the world.

Ita Waghray, Palermo Village's lead planner.

A city beyond sprawl: Oakville applies new urbanism to old heritage

A town not known for its pro-pedestrian planning is redeveloping a historical site according to the principles of new urbanism. Oakville will be limiting car-related uses in Palermo Village, all the while trying to promote public transit and neighbourhood employment.
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