Environmental Defence Statement on the federal government purchases of Kinder Morgan
"For Immediate Release: May 29, 2018
Statement by Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on the federal government’s reckless purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline
Toronto, Ont. – The federal government’s decision to purchase Trans Mountain is a totally reckless use of public money. It leaves Canadians on the hook for a risky pipeline that lacks a viable business case, flouts Canada’s commitment to Indigenous rights and reconciliation, and faces intractable legal, political...Read more
Climate Action Network Canada reacts to Kinder Morgan Announcement
"Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA] (May 29, 2018) – It is deeply dismaying that the Government of Canada is willing to dump $4.5 billion of Canadians’ money into purchasing the floundering Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline from Kinder Morgan. This move is a devastating blow to the government’s stated commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous people and it painfully undermines ongoing efforts to implement the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change and...Read more
Toronto's Greenest Neighbourhoods Launch
Green 13 is thrilled to announce that our community has been selected to participate in a new City of Toronto program - Toronto’s Greenest Neighbourhoods. This project supports the goals of the City's Climate Action Strategy, TransformTO and is helping to create a green, equitable, prosperous and resilient community in the Junction and...Read more
Tree For Me event May 5 a big success!
Annette Street and local environment group Green 13 hosted a very successful Tree For Me event on Saturday May 5.
The day dawned sunny and warm. Margo from Tree For Me arrived with a big tent, which was erected at the foot of the driveway. People who had registered for a tree (or trees) signed in under the tent, moved mid-way up the driveway for their planting demonstration, then picked up their tree(s) and mulch at the top of the driveway. Most people came just before the hour they'...Read more
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On March 13 ’18 Green 13 hosted speakers at Annette Library who presented the current GreenON Program and the Save On Energy program. These programs are independent of each other, and offer different...