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
Say no to garbage at Sunnyside Park
Below is a news release sent out today by Green 13. To help us organize opposition to a dump at Sunnyside please contact Chris Holcroft at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Community Green Group Says No to Garbage at Sunnyside Park !
TORONTO, June 25, 2009 – Green 13, a volunteer community organization, is asking the City to not use one of our great public spaces as a dumping ground for private garbage.
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...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