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Quiet Parks and Quiet Spaces

Quiet Parks and Quiet Spaces

In observation of the 27th annual International Noise Awareness Day (INAD), and to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Vancouver based Right to Quiet, we invite you to a virtual forum examining the health enhancing benefits of quiet green spaces, and the importance of protecting such spaces from noise pollution for the benefit of humans and urban wildlife.

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INAD Initiatives

INAD Initiatives

Right to Quiet is planning several initiatives for International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) on April 27, 2022. We are also celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Society.

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Effort to ban gas-powered leaf blowers in Saanich

Effort to ban gas-powered leaf blowers in Saanich

Saanich environmentalist and community organizer Teale Phelps Bondaroff has been working on a campaign petitioning the Saanich Council to ban gas-powered leaf blowers, to create a recycling program to deal with obsolete landscaping machinery, and to regulate use of electric leaf blowers to ensure compliance with the Saanich noise suppression bylaw.

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