Clean Train Coalition
Green 13 is supporting the important work the Clean Train Coalition (cleantrain.ca) is doing to ensure the proposed Metrolinx Airport Rail Link will use trains that are electric rather than ones that run on the incredibly polluting diesel.
The group is holding a fundraiser to help with their campaign via a screening of the the film Toxic Tresspass at the Revue Cinema on Roncesvalles Avenue.
As well, Metrolinx is hosting a number of open houses to showcase their new transit plans...Read more
Post-Earth Day Clean up events in the community
The City of Toronto will be cleaning up its parks and neighbourhoods this weekend (Saturday, April 25th) as part of Mayor Miller's community clean-up! Community groups in Swansea and The Junction have specific events planned:
Swansea - community residents will be cleaning up the park behind Swansea Public School starting at 10 am
The Junction Residents Association is organizing a neighbourhood cleanup meeting at the...Read more
Upcoming community environmental meetings
Living on Earth as if we want to stay
Public discussion: April 17 - 7:00 pm, 215 Spadina Ave. at College Street, 4th floor
Hosted by the Centre for Social Innovation and Womens' Healthy Environments Network
For forty years, Mike Nickerson has been studying the problems and solutions of our times. His study, from outside of institutional molds, reveals how societies change. Nickerson will be the guest of CSI and WHEN where he will facilitate a discussion ba...Read more
Thank you to all who participated in Earth Hour Saturday night! In our own community, hundreds of people, young and not so young, families with children and pets, some singing, many carrying lanterns, all having fun while standing up for the planet, made the evening a memorable event.
Thank you to MPP Cheri DiNovo for hosting a community reception afterwards. And thank you to the folks from Inorganic Market for their donation.
Finally, a big thank you to the many volunteers who...Read more