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The Impact of Sustainable Infrastructure on Quality of Life

How do Canada's sustainable development initiatives measure-up? According to the Sustainable Cities Challenge in Canada, a recent study commissioned by Siemens Canada in conjunction with the David Suzuki Foundation and conducted by GlobeScan in 12 of Canada's largest cities, experts have their doubts about Canada's sustainable future. While 74 per cent of the experts participating in the survey rate the quality of life in their cities as above average, only 44 per cent are optimistic about their cities’ future without substantial investments in infrastructure to increase competitiveness, protect the environment and ensure quality of life.

For more information on the survey results, click here.

 

Published on April 7, 2011

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