Author Archives: Jo Flatt

Site Visit to the Corktown Common

Did you know that in a peak storm event, Toronto’s Don River could be as strong as Calgary’s Bow River during the 2013 floods? It was this realization that catalyzed the construction of Toronto’s Corktown Common. A beautiful park featuring … Continue reading

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Beyond the Salon

After a bit of radio silence, The Civic Salon is happy to announce that we’re back – in a slightly different format. In this iteration of the Salon we are going beyond the conversation to the streets of Toronto. No, … Continue reading

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Update!

Some new things are brewing at The Civic Salon. More details to come soon!   

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Bring out your inner designer..

Designing the ideal toy using concepts of human centered design.  Gotta love it!

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The F******* Word.

It’s time to talk feminism… what’s behind this 8- letter word? We know you’re curious, so come on out and share your thoughts. Tuesday, June 25th at 7pm. Check out the Upcoming Salon for more details + sign up.

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