Sustainability


16 Pieces of Earth Day Knowledge You Should Know

16 Pieces of Earth Day Knowledge You Should Know

We shouldn't have to tell you, of course, that every day should be Earth Day. Be that as it may, April 22 marks the date where citizens worldwide pat themselves on the back for turning off the lights when they...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Electric Car Revolution

The range of electric vehicle options will expand over the next few years, and while pure EVs will play a significant role, hybrid EVs and plug-in hybrids are too important to ignore. Just as Formula 1 racing has discovered, this technology can improve both fuel efficiency and performance. And it’s definitely a winning formula
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Green Cross and Giorgio Armani's 'Acqua for Life' Goes Continental

With the launch of the fourth Acqua for Life campaign, Giorgio Armani in partnership with Green Cross International is targeting water-scarce communities in West Africa, Latin America and, for the first time, the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka in 2014 to roll out sustainable drinking water systems that will benefit thousands of people
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Kali Taylor: Today's Notable Young Entrepreneur

Kali Taylor, a graduate from the Calgary Haskayne School of Business has been involved in the energy industry since she was 19 years old. Working in this complex industry is what inspired her and her peers to start the not-for-profit group Student Energy, an organization focused on developing the next generation of leaders who are dedicated to finding the answers to sustainable energy in the future
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Five Things You Can Do to Contribute to Earth Day

In case you haven't heard, today is Earth Day. Every 22nd of April since 1970 has been dedicated to showing our planet some love, something that should probably be done a lot more often than just once annually. With a global population set to reach 10.5 billion by 2050, ensuring future generations actually do have a future on this planet should be one of our highest priorities
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Aveda Saves Water in Style. And You Can Too!

Aveda saves water in their signature earth-loving style as part of their worldwide initiative Aveda’s Global Earth Month Campaign to raise funds and awareness for environmental projects around the world. This means fundraising initiatives like a 24-hour hair cut-a-thon, Aveda's Walk for Water and a special candle sold exclusively for Earth Month. We stopped by Civello Queen St. for a waterless hair styling session, where we learned secrets to take day two or day three hair from flat to fabulous- all without water.
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A Notable Must See: Revolution

How will we survive extinction? This is the question asked in the very beginning of award-winning 33-year-old filmmaker Rob Stewart’s second documentary Revolution, which opened in theatres nationwide on Friday. As its name suggests, the film marks the need for and beginning of a global movement – and the first step is to get to the theatre to see it
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Q water: The Latest Restaurant Eco Trend

In many restaurants, bottled water is becoming less available. Instead, many restaurateurs have opted to integrate in-house filtration systems, providing guests with refreshing water of the still or sparkling variety. Here's why Q water is catching on
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Jamie Kennedy Launches 'Windows' in Niagara Falls

Jamie Kennedy has taken his love for locally-sourced, sustainable cooking and combined it with breathtaking views of the Niagara Falls in his latest culinary hotspot, Windows. Our summer vacation location has just been determined
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Building Within 100 Miles

You've heard about the 100 Mile Diet, but what about the 100 Mile House? A new competition in Vancouver is looking to see how we can build our homes sustainably from materials within 100 miles of the building site
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