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CSIN is a network that works to share and improve best practices in measurement and sustainability indicator systems in Canada. The website offers tools and resources on indicator development practices, as well as learning events.
The report summarizes the literature on environmental factors involved in older adult falls. It also highlights design innovations that foster safer built environments for older adults, such as the provision of handrails on stairs and maintaining sidewalks.
The report identifies key research articles on the relationship between land use planning and public health. Employing smart growth principles in urban planning can help provide benefits in the form of cleaner environments and more liveable neighbourhoods.
The CGBC intends to help its members meet their goals in green building in the Pacific Northwest. Resources include LEED materials, case studies of green buildings in the Pacific Northwest, sustainability workshops, and factsheets on sustainable development.
Affiliated to the U.S. and Canada Green Building Council, Cascadia Green Building Council is the Canadian green building council for the pacific northwest region, on both sides of the border. By forming alliances with several organizations, it aims to become a leading force in green building.
This website presents CDC's healthy community design initiatives and other additional resources related to healthy places such as fact sheets, conferences, events, an online dictionary of healthy places terminologies and a description of major steps of Health Impact Assessments.
Guidelines for each of Canada's 10 provinces and for rural areas have been developed as tools for achieving transportation and land-use arrangements that meet the needs of children and youth. They are intended for municipal transportation and land use planners.