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Ottawa Citizen: Realtor Pitches Eco-districts as a Way to Lure Businesses Downtown

 A stretch of central Ottawa might soon be defined by its dedication to environmental sustainability. Separate efforts are underway to create what are known as eco-districts — one in the western portion of downtown Ottawa, and another on Chaudière and Victoria islands on the Ottawa River just north of downtown. … Continue reading Ottawa Citizen: Realtor Pitches Eco-districts as a Way to Lure Businesses Downtown

Eco-districts Summit: October in Portland

From the PoSI Portland Sustainability Institute’s Website, some key info on the annual Eco-Districts Summit conference which MTBA’s Mark Brandt will be attending with some local colleagues who agree that this is an important gathering for any communities that want to pursue sustainability, economic primacy and healthy citizens. We will … Continue reading Eco-districts Summit: October in Portland