Community News Archive

Planning for Sea Level Rise Series

Who will be tending your vegetable garden when the ocean rises? An octopus? A seastar? The Octopus's Garden series features experts on sea level rise from a wide variety of backgrounds who will address ways we can adapt and build resilience, with a focus on local to global challenges and solutions.

Happy Canada 150!

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, Legion Magazine produced this whirlwind video essay highlighting the ongoing history of our country. Illuminating accomplishments, struggles, disputes, and facts, this project takes stock of who we are as a nation and how we got here. From peacekeeping, multiculturalism, and diversity, to Captain Kirk, hockey, and Drake, it shares the funny, the sad, and everything in between.

Blog Collective Shares Transformative Ideas on City Building

We just discovered a great blog collective called The Nature of Cities. This global platform shares transformative ideas on how cities can function as unified ecosystems for people, nature, and infrastructure. As a self-described “Idea Hive”, they focus on "design and creation of better cities for all: cities that are resilient, sustainable, livable, and just". And because of this, they believe building and urban design should be carried out through a green lens.

Have you taken the MapleShot Challenge?

Have you taken the MapleShot Challenge? In celebration of Canada 150, this initiative encourages you to share what makes you a proud Canadian, what would make you prouder, and how you are going to make this happen. Designed to inform, challenge, and change how we perceive ourselves, it promotes positive change in Canada through creativity and innovation.