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How Sustainability and Healthy Communities Are Two Sides of the Same Coin: Two Toronto Case Studies

When we think about transforming our cities into resilient and sustainable cities, it’s not enough to think about infrastructure and buildings. That’s definitely a great place to start but we can never forget that – ultimately – we build our cities for people. You, me, all of us. The aim should be to build places where people can thrive, be happy and healthy, and connect with each other. The efforts we invest in making our buildings and communities more sustainable can very often also be leveraged to make our communities healthier. It’s just a matter of looking at it through both lenses at the same time. There are two great examples right here in downtown Toronto that illustrate at very different scales what that might look like

Authored by Marianne Lefever