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Noise and France

The birds have it, this time ’round.  Well, one bird in particular –  Maurice the rooster.  He has had his day in court, and won his case!! Read more about it and other court cases in France that are about … Continue reading

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Toronto is going to try to tackle auto noise

  The city of Toronto is going to crack down on noisy vehicle noise. Yes, it is.  Really.  As of October 1.  So no more loud revving of your car or motorcycle, no squealing your tires and don’t lean on … Continue reading

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Noisy Cities; Noisiest Cities

Noisy Cities; Noisiest Cities   A recent study came out, listing the noisiest cities in the world. Before you read the results, maybe make your own list and see how close you are. It is also good to scroll down … Continue reading

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Noise and Cities

Noise and Cities This is not a new topic for this blog.  But this time I am linking you to another episode from the podcast 99% Invisible.  This podcast has some wonderful episodes – highly recommended.   This particular episode … Continue reading

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Noise and Hospitals

I have written about noise in hospitals before.  But last night I found this podcast at 99%Invisible (a great podcast by the way) and figured I would post the link here so you can hear it too.  Some very interesting … Continue reading

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Update on Toronto and Noise

Toronto has a Noise Coalition, which you can join or follow. Here is a link to their site. Just today I got an email from TNC, commenting on the recent changes to Toronto’s approach to noise.  (I posted about these … Continue reading

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Toronto Starts

Ah – so good to hear that Toronto is going to start addressing noise in the city. Soon there will be more enforcement of the bylaws about noise.  This crackdown will not affect construction noise or emergency vehicles.  BUT – … Continue reading

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