Archive for 2008 August

Mike Nagy will have to settle for being Canada’s second Green MP

…because Blair Wilson is now Canada’s first Green MP. There’s still a few days left to elect Mike Nagy as our second Green MP. Please volunteer to help — it’s as easy as calling 519 820-6899.

Kids’ drawing contest: bikes on Bloor

Bells on Bloor is holding a drawing contest for children under 11.  They are asked to draw a picture of what Bloor Street would look like with more bells, bikes, and a bike lane, in response to the City of Toronto looking into the feasibility of building a bike lane on this major thoroughfare.

Contest closes Aug. 31     Read more »

2008 Aug 27: Urban forest orientation session

Wednesday, 2008 August 27, 7-8:30 pm
Ralph Thornton Centre

To register:, or 416-413-9244

LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests) in partnership with City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation present an orientation session for anyone interested in getting involved in Toronto’s urban forest scene.

Hard landing or soft landing?

Here’s my friend Anthony Perl, together with his co-author Richard Gilbert, talking about the need to quickly adapt transportation as oil runs low.  Sorry about the over-the-top background music.

2008 Aug 20: The Price of Carbon

Wednesday, 2008 August 20, 7 pm
Ralph Thornton Centre

765 Queen St East (east of Broadview)

Just Earth invites you to a community forum examining the link between climate change and the cost of fossil fuels.     Read more »