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...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
Earth Hour tonight!
Just a reminder to power down and stand up for the planet tonight. Join your neighbours in one of the many community events:
Candlelight dinners by participating restaurants in Bloor West Village and the Junction
7:45 – Candlelight walk through High Park beginning at the High Park Nature Centre (just off of Parkside Drive and just south of Bloor)
8:30 – Candlelight walk through Bloor West Village beginning at Bloor and Jane
8:30 - Candlelight walk through the Junction...
Important story on our local environmental heritage
A member of the community and activist for children and the environment, Karyn Klaire Koski
offered to share this important story with Green 13 and all readers of the blog. Enjoy:
Indian Valley and the Lost Creek
At the turn of the century, the intersection of Indian Grove and Indian Valley Crescent (previously called Park Place) was marshland. To prepare it for residences, the City of Toronto used landfill and rubbish, so much, that pockets of Indian Grove; now has houses...