Not-for-profit organization Plastic-Free YYC is hosting Alberta’s first-ever Zero Waste Festival with the aim of creating awareness about the growing issue of plastic pollution globally.
Despite its ever-growing safety and availability, tap water is being shrugged off for bottled water. Yet, what is in the bottles themselves, remains uncertain. Even though Canada has access to clean, safe and healthy tap water, and testing has shown it’s a safe option, for many people bottled water has become a significant part of their daily lives.
An annual event aimed at encouraging citizens to think more critically about how to use and design public spaces is set to take place this fall. The City of Calgary and the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects are accepting applications for the fourth annual PARK(ing) Day on September 20.