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Roundtable Discussion: "A Reassessment: Von Humboldt and 19th Century Liberal Philosophy" at Massey College
The Appleton Foundation has assisted in the sponsorship of a Roundtable Discussion at Massey College, Toronto entitled “A Reassessment: Von Humboldt and 19th Century Liberal Philosophy”. The event is held in conjunction with Appleton Foundation’s sponsorship of the May 2015 re-release of Wilhelm von Humboldt and German Liberalism by John Roberts.
06|01|15

Vancouver earns 'B', Abbotsford given score of 'D'
The article discusses some of the reasoning behind the letter grades given to cities in British Columbia by the GreenApple Canada 2007 Ranking Report. This article focuses on Vancouver and Abbotsford as polar opposites in sustainable urban transportation practices in the province.
Campbell River Mirror: Jeff Nagel
24|09|07

Report: Halifax hasn’t kept pace with green transit movement
The article provides a comparative analysis of urban transportation systems. The City of Halifax was ranked eleventh in comparison to Victoria and Vancouver who were ranked first and second. Halifax’s low results were blamed on the city's low population density, absence of anti-idling bylaws and lack of hybrid taxis.
The Halifax Chronicle Herald - Michael Lightstone
22|09|07

B.C. tops green transport
The article discusses the GreenApple Canada study conducted by the Appleton Foundation. The article criticizes cities like St. John’s, N.L. for failing to implement their green transportation program as was outlined in their agenda. On the other hand, Hamilton and Calgary were congratulated for introducing environmentally friendly policies which include anti-idling bylaws and free transportation in Calgary’s downtown core.
Prince George Citizen - Canadian Press
22|09|07

B.C. cites rank highest in transit
The article discusses the GreenApple Canada study conducted by the Appleton Foundation. The article criticizes cities like St. John’s, N.L. for failing to implement their green transportation program as it was outlined in their agenda. Vancouver and Victoria were ranked on top of the list and received a B because there was still room for improvement.
Sudbury Star
22|09|07

Study awards Victoria urban transit kudos
The article focuses on the GreenApple Report funded by the Appleton Charitable Foundation. The article explains why some cities did extremely poorly in the report while others performed rather well. Barry Appleton illustrates that some cities did not achieve their desired targets because they failed to implement their policies. On the other hand, cities like Vancouver and Victoria did well because the municipal governments encouraged a more environmentally friendly policy.
Montreal Gazette - Kathryn Young
21|09|07

City’s transportation nearly flunks green test
The article illustrates that Calgary’s low population density as well as high carbon dioxide rates almost earned the city a near-fail grade in the GreenApple Canada 2007 Ranking Report. The article discusses some of the improvements that have been implemented to lower emissions but also indicates that further steps have to be taken in order to create a more environmentally friendly transportation system.
Calgary Herald - Jamie Komarnicki
21|09|07

Toronto gets a green 'B'
Discusses the grade given to Toronto by the Appleton Foundation's GreenApple Canada 2007 SMART Transportation Ranking Report.
National Post - Karen Liu
21|09|07

Vancouver ranks top with hybrid cabs as Appleton Foundation launches national program to reduce emissions
The article discusses Vancouver’s progressive policy in cutting back fuel emissions. The GreenApple Report illustrates that Vancouver performed extremely well because the city started to convert their cabs to hybrid vehicles.
Vancouver Board of Trade News - Terry Hadley
09|06|06