Junction Tree Tour - July 25th
Please see below for information on a planned tree tour through the Junction neighbourhood on July 25th. Green 13 is partnering with The Junction Residents Association on this initiative. To RSVP and for other tree tours in Toronto, please visit http://www.treetours.to/view/upcoming-tours.
Junction Tree Tour
Saturday, July 25 -...
Garbage in our parks - update
Here come the pesticides:
The use of pesticides in the public's backyard certainly seems inconsistent with the city's ban on pesticides in private backyards. This is a further symptom of the problem of having garbage dumps in our parks.
Also, here is a link to the article in the Bloor West Villager about the garbage dumps at...Read more
Timely movie screening on garbage
Green Neighbours 21 hosts film night
Date: Monday, July 13
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Place: St. Michael and All Angel’s (southeast corner of St. Clair and Wychwood – enter off Wychwood, through wooden gate, top floor)
"Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home"
This film is a feature documentary that describes how an average North American family impacts the environment through their production of garbage.
After his son's birth, Andrew Nisker (writer and director...Read more
Clean Train meeting in Parkdale
Thursday July 9 7-9 PM Friends of Brock Avenue and Parkdale Residents Association Public Meeting at Mary Robinson Auditorium
(20 West Lodge, One block north of Queen W. just east of Lansdowne)
Addressing this and the issue of electrification versus diesel are:Mike Sullivan - Clean Train CoalitionGord Perks - City Councillor for Parkdale-High ParkCheri DiNovo - MPP Parkdale-High ParkRandy Park - Post Carbon Institute
For more information please visit cleantrain.ca.
Green 13 continues to stand up for our parks!
Efforts to organize opposition to the City's decision to put dumps for private garbage in our public parks continues. This is a growing concern throughout Toronto, and is still particularly relevant in our community.
We need your continued assistance by:
- Participating in a letter writing campaign to Councillor Saundercook to push him to take a stronger stand against these dumps on behalf of our community. A sample letter for you to personalize is below. It also cc's the Mayor...Read more