Archive for 2010 September

2010 Oct 3: Ride for Renewables

I’ll be at the Ride for Renewables on October 3.  We meet at the Exhibition Place wind turbine with our bikes.  You can come early if you need a tune-up.  We’ll be visiting six green energy projects as inspiration for the 10/10/10 events the following week.

Ride for Renewables
Sunday, 2010 October 3, 11am – 3pm
Exhibition Place wind turbine
(with bicycle)
All cyclists welcome – free

Environmental debate post-mortem

I just attended the depressing mayoral debate on the environment, sponsored by the Toronto Environmental Alliance.     Read more »

Shoreline cleanup

There are four Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanups in our riding.

The last one is this weekend.  Join us!

Shoreline Cleanup: Polson Street Park
Saturday, 2010 September 25, 1 pm
west end of Polson St

(Polson St runs west from Cherry St, south of Commissioners Rd)

2010 Sep 28: Danforth Greens pub night

Monthly Danforth Greens Pub Night
Tuesday, 2010 September 28, 7 pm – 10 pm
in the “Library Room”
729 Danforth Ave, east of Pape

We meet on the last Tuesday of each month.  Please join us!

Happy Ethiopian New Year 2010

I’ll be celebrating out at Christie Pits later today, after I march in the Cabbagetown parade with Ellen Michelson from Toronto Centre.  This evening, I’ll be at the Vegetarian Food Fair.  Wish everyone a happy weekend.

Eid Mubarak! Happy Eid 2010

Wishing everyone a happy Eid ul-Fitr today.

2010 Sep 22: Steve Munro: The Future of Transit in the GTA (cancelled)

Steve Munro will be speaking at the next Post Carbon Toronto meetup.

Update: This meeting has been cancelled.

Steve Munro: The Future of Transit in the GTA
Wednesday, 2010 September 22, 7 pm
Room 610 auditorium, 155 College St

Health Sciences Building, University of Toronto
(west of Queen’s Park subway, East of King’s College Road)

RSVP on     Read more »

2010 Sep 11: Solar & Conservation Fair on the Lakeshore

Saturday, 2010 September 11, 1 pm – 5 pm
The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive

(at Kipling Ave and Lakeshore Blvd)

Find out about:

  • earning a return on your investment in electricity generation under Ontario’s new Green Energy Act and Feed-in-Tariff programs (FIT & microFIT);
  • signing up for a Solar Site Assessment
  • participating in Toronto Hydro conservation programs

For more information, check out the event page on