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Rubble to Refuge: Toronto's Leslie Street Spit

Rubble to Refuge: Toronto's Leslie Street Spit

Principal Investigator: Jennifer Foster/Co-Investigator: Gail Fraser. Funding: SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant. Term: 2020-2024. The project unites established researchers from York University with conservation managers from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and students to address pressing issues on Toronto's Leslie Street Spit, one of Canada's most celebrated "urban wilderness" landscapes. It combines innovative methodologies

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Municipal Climate Change Planning Guidance

Municipal Climate Change Planning Guidance

The project revolved around the emerging world of net zero community policy, planning and implementation in an Ontario municipal context. Specifically, the project aimed to: 1. Assess and compare innovative policies and procedures that are being used by Ontario municipalities to integrate growth planning with climate and energy planning. 2. Assess the factors that support

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Improving community health and well-being outcomes

Improving community health and well-being outcomes

The project ‘Improving Community Health and Well-being Outcomes through Conservation’ aimed to gain an understanding of the state of organizations working in the field of ecohealth and to identify TRCA’s unique role in this field. The project investigated evidence-based connections between TRCA’s core work in Integrated Watershed Management -- including the theme areas of Watershed

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