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Canada announces climate commitment and it's weaker than it looks

Today, May 15 '15, over lunch hour, Minister of the Environment Leona Aglukkaq announced Canada will attempt to cut GHG emissions by 30 percent below 2005’s GHG emissions reductions commitments:

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Politics/ID/2667264425/
The party line. Attacks on the Liberals.

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Symphony of the Soil

This is the International Year of Soils.

We were pleased to screen Symphony of the Soil, thanks to Tanmayo Krupansky of Canadian Organic Growers - Toronto.

Earth Hour 2015

This year, at least three Earth Hour walks took place in Parkdale-High Park, one based out of Lambton House along our heritage river, the mighty Humber; one at the foot of Roncesvalles at Queen, and one along Bloor West, hosted by Green 13. Please read Christopher Holcroft’s powerful op-ed:
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/03/26/why-earth-hour-still-matters.html

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