What role can cities play in climate change mitigation? On Thursday, July 9, Assistant Professor Liat Margolis addressed this question as a presenter at the Climate Reality Leadership Corps “Training in Canada” conference. The two-day event provides training to individuals working to address the climate crisis.
This Friday, the Pan Am Games will begin its 16 days of celebrations in Toronto, giving the province its “first international multi-sport event since the British Empire Games in 1930.” But the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games are not solely focused on sporting events; architects, artists, and urban designers have been involved in the development of the Games that will leave a legacy for the city.
What makes a good monument and praise-worthy public art? This is the question that CBC’s Cross-country Checkup posed to its listeners on Sunday, June 8. The question was prompted by the recent controversial proposal for a towering Mother Canada statue on the coast of Cape Breton as well as the Monument to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa.