Archive for 2009 July

Four strong green women

Four Strong Green Women posterHear about the Green Party’s future from the women who’ll help shape it!

There will be an opportunity to mix and meet our honoured guests and you’ll have the opportunity to choose and own one of the books by our distinguished authors.

You will also have the chance to schmooze with other well-known personalities and enjoy a buffet reception.

Alanna Mitchell, Adriane Carr, Elizabeth May, Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu

Speakers and host     Read more »

2009 Jul 28: Meet Adriana over a glass of beer

A foamy glass of beerDanforth Greens Pub Night
last Tuesday of every month
7 – 9 pm at Gabby’s

in the “Library Room”
729 Danforth, just east of Pape

Come raise a glass of cheer, meet, chat, get informed and have some fun!

An idea for waste

I get asked a lot about the garbage strike.  While there’s not a lot I can do to settle a municipal labour dispute as an aspiring MP, and people recognize this, as a Green MP I could do rather a lot to help Toronto achieve its stated goal of zero waste, which would make a garbage strike a lot less unpleasant.     Read more »

Monbiot: Stop building tanks

In a recent post, George Monbiot suggests diverting military spending to addressing the much more serious threats facing the world.  One area in which we could redirect the energy of our armed forces could be to retrofit existing housing stock which is incapable of keeping us warm without fossil fuels from which we should be weaning ourselves.     Read more »

Farmers’ markets 2009 — with map

Here are some farmers’ markets, arranged from west to east.  Two are in our Toronto-Danforth riding (that is to say between the Don River and Coxwell).  The others are just outside — but one actually has a free shuttle from within the riding.     Read more »