August 15, 2022
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#806 Sh*tty Cities
Governments all over Canada keep building infrastructure that is innately harmful to Canadians and the climate. What might better, more sustainable cities look (and sound) like?
Tristan Capacchione
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Sarah Lawrynuik
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Jonathan Goldsbie
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Kieran Oudshoorn
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Cities and cars and a climate crisis, oh my! For the past 70 years, urban design in Canada has been centred around the car. Cities have started making changes, but are they doing enough to meet Canada’s climate goals?

Featured in this episode: Dr. Edda Bild, postdoctoral fellow at McGill University and lead soundscape researcher for Sounds in the City. Jason Slaughter, creator of the YouTube channel Not Just Bikes. Brent Toderian, city planner and urbanist at TODERIAN UrbanWORKS.

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Correction: A previous edition said that British Columbia was the only province to offer rebates on electric bikes. In fact, BC, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and the Yukon offer rebates on the purchase of electric bikes.
We regret the error.
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