Articles tagged with: sustainability
Law and Government »
Himy Syed – Peoples’ Mayor
4th Annual YIMBY (Yes, In My Backyard)
Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 11am-4 pm
This October, the Gladstone Hotel with the help of Ryerson University is presented the 4th Annual YIMBY Festival. The YIMBY (Yes, In My Backyard) Festival provides a social space for your community groups and citizen’s organizations to gather and exchange ideas and strategies. YIMBY provides an opportunity for neighbours to meet neighbours, citizens to meet politicians and politicians to meet community groups, in the spirit of people coming together to say YES to …
Law and Government, Podcast, Torontopreneur »
From The Green Majority, CIUT 89.5 FM Daryn Caister asks Toronto municipal candidate George Sawision and Mayoral Candidate Himy Syed (Twitter) about the Toronto Community Green Linx project, how street level action can effectively happen in Canadian cities and the challenges active environmental citizens face.
Photojournalism, Torontopreneur »
HiMY SYeD is sending daily reports from the World Urban Forum to the Spacing Wire. Here is his second report.
7:43 am and it is standing room only at today’s first ’side event’ – ‘One small step for cities, one giant leap for the planet: Practical solutions for cities stepping towards a lighter footprint’
A quick headcount reveals one hundred people present plus media who’ve turned out to chill with ‘Dr. Doom’ otherwise known as ‘Dr. Content’. UBC Professor William Rees is founder of the Ecological Footprint approach. His powerpoint slides illustrate …