Category Archives: design

Site Visit of Deep Lake Water Cooling System

As much as Torontonians like to give our city a hard time, it has some pretty neat things going on… Toronto boasts one of North America’s largest district energy systems, which uses a Deep Lake Water Cooling System sourced from Lake … Continue reading

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A Look at Regent Park’s Thriving Community

On a chilly November evening (windchill factor of -18!) Barry Thomas, Operating Unit Manager at Regent Park, led us on a site visit of Regent Park and told us stories of the transformation that the community has experienced. The site … 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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Bring out your inner designer..

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

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To casino or not to casino, that is the question.

What should Toronto do? Come check out the Upcoming Salon to learn more. Wednesday, January 23rd at 7pm. 993 Bloor Street West. What questions do you want answered? We want to hear them.

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We made some babies…

out of cookie! (But really, we watched a documentary and talked about the decisions related to giving birth – ex. home birth, hospital birth, cesarian – and the opposing philosophies)

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Livin’

How should, could or does one live? The options are endless…

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