LEAD-THE ZOOMER SQUAD: REMEMBERING ROSALYNN CARTER
Marissa Lennox is joined by Rudy Buttignol, President of CARP, Anthony Quinn, Chief Community Officer of CARP and Peter Muggeridge, Senior Editor of Zoomer Magazine.
This week: Ottawa is set to release its Fall fiscal update on Tuesday. CARP wants to know if there will be anything in it for its members. Meanwhile, the wife of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has passed away. Rosalynn Carter was 96. Our panel reflects on their legacy together. Also a report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation shows a trend of older adults choosing to age at home primarily due to greater wealth and health. The survey looked at major Canadian cities including: Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Montreal.
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT PARTS WAYS WITH ONTARIO PLACE DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Marissa Lennox is joined by Walter Kehm, a former director of the University of Guelphs school of landscape architecture and former senior principal at Toronto-based LANDinc and Norm Di Pasquale, Co-Chair of Ontario Place for All.
A landscape architect has left his company which has a contract with the Ford government for the Ontario Place redevelopment project. He has decided to step away because he says the redevelopment poses a threat to the important wildlife habitat by leading to the clearing of hundreds of trees in the area. Meanwhile, there is also controversy over the 95 year lease that Austrian developer Therme signed for the $350-million spa it plans to build there. And, currently, the provincial auditor general is investigating the government's Ontario Place plans. So, where do we go from here?
FEDERAL COURT OVERTURNS OTTAWA'S SINGLE USE PLASTICS BAN
Marissa Lennox is now joined by Ashley Wallis, Associate Director of Environmental Defence.
The federal Canadian Court has shut down Ottawa's single-use plastics ban. Tune in to find out why and what this potentially means for Canadian food businesses.
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