Monthly Archives: August 2020

Noise and Toronto, Ontario

    The other day, yet another article showed up in my Google noise alert message.  This one is about noise in Toronto.  The twist I liked was that Mr. Braga provides a historical context to noise in Toronto, starting … Continue reading

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Bern, Switzerland

The Swiss government is planning on introducing two pieces of legislation, both aimed at decreasing noise in the country.  First up is a ban on motorcycles that emit 95 decibels.  The second part is allowing more use of noise radar, … Continue reading

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Noisy cars

Another city/town in Ontario is going after noisy cars and other vehicles. It is Guelph’s turn now. Maybe we can do this in Peterborough, where I live?  (I can point the police to a nearby location where those darn young people … Continue reading

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Some good news for home buyers

  When people are looking to buy a home, they most often go to a real estate agent. But, as this article notes, real estate information talks about prices, access to transportation, walkability, and schools, etc., but it doesn’t mention … Continue reading

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The Windsor “Hum”

There is a “hum” to be heard in Windsor, Ontario. This noise was reported on back in 2011, after a Canadian government study was made public.  The “hum” has been talked about for years. People don’t really notice is as … Continue reading

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