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Sustainability in the Era of COVID-19

Sustainability in the Era of COVID-19 The term sustainability which has long been used by environmental movement, has taken on a whole new meaning as we content with the current COVID-19 pandemic. Much of humanity is now fully engaged in … Continue reading

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Towards VisionZero: Pedestrian Safety on Our Streets

Leon Wasser, MBA, P.Eng. Toronto has adopted the goal of VisionZero, a policy to reduce the incidence of pedestrian death and injury of pedestrians on our urban streets to zero. The following are a number of practices that I believe … Continue reading

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Canada’s New Federal Government

Leon Wasser MBA, P.Eng. After a very long and divisive campaign, Canadians have elected a new minority Liberal federal government that will have to rely on smaller parties with alligned values, most likely the New Democratic Party and the Green … Continue reading

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Leon Wasser Interviewed by Our Green House Magazine About HiGarden

Leon Wasser VP Business Development of HiGarden Inc. was interviewed by Our Green House Magazine for article about indoor gardening and aquaponics: HiGarden Featured in Our Green Home Magazine HiGarden Featured in Our Green Home Magazine   HiGarden Featured in … Continue reading

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Leon Wasser Interviewed by Now Magazine About HiGarden About Indoor Gardening

Leon Wasser was interviewed by Now magazine for an article about indoor gardening which part says: “While HiGarden’s ambitions include working with schools, long-term-care facilities and northern Canadian food deserts, the company is also conscious of growing consumer demand. “Younger … Continue reading

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Hydrogen: An Ideal Power Source for Remote Mines, Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal

Leon Wasser is pleased to report that Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal published his article title “Hydrogen: An Ideal Solution for Remote Mines” in the September 2017 issue of Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal. WRI & HCI & Sudbury Mining Solutions Journal … Continue reading

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HiGarden Exhibits at CNE

Leon Wasser, VP Business Development of HiGarden Inc. is pleased to announce that HiGarden and its VIGA Vertical Indoor Gardening & Aquaculture system was selected as a featured technology at both the Innovation Garage technology exhibit and The CNE Farm … Continue reading

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DUKE Heights BIA Hosts Mayor John Tory for Economic Update

Tue., Sep 13, 2016 Toronto Mayor John Tory says city’s shrunken manufacturing sector is ‘thriving’ http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/6855407-toronto-mayor-john-tory-says-city-s-shrunken-manufacturing-sector-is-thriving-/ Mike Adler | North York Mirror Teknion | Dan Pearce/Metroland We still make things in Toronto, and our manufacturing sector will continue to “thrive,” … Continue reading

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KlezKanada 2015

KlezKanada’s Laurentian Retreat Each summer KlezKanada’s Laurentian Retreat draws people from around the world. On the shores of a calm lake, nestled amongst the beautiful Laurentian mountains, participants celebrate the tradition, innovation, and continuity of Jewish/Yiddish culture. Intergenerational, interdisciplinary, and … Continue reading

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Thornhill Green Transportation Plan

Green Transportation Plan for Thornhill February 5, 2014 As former Chair of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Parking and Transportation for York University (PACOPT), I co-authored a study called the Green Transportation Plan for York University with the late Tom … Continue reading

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