Toronto-Danforth’s Pub Nights are a wonderful opportunity to meet like-minded people and talk about the upcoming campaign and issues that are important to you. It is also a chance to meet your candidate and hear from dynamic and high profile speakers on topics covering politics, the environment and democracy. Read more »
Archive for Ecology & sustainability
2014 Nov 2: Walk the Don
“Walk the Don” is a free 2km guided tour of the rain gardens of Riverdale. Read more »
Thursday, 2013 Nov 28, 7pm sharp
Ralph Thornton Community Centre, 765 Queen St E
2nd Floor Auditorium — doors open at 6:45 — free
City Councillor Adam Vaughan will moderate as:
- Stéphane Dion, Liberal Critic for Intergovernmental Affairs, former Minister of the Environment & former Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada,
- Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, and
- Craig Scott, Democratic Reform Critic of the Official Opposition
speak about how electoral reform can help get action on climate change.
Invite your friends on Facebook.
2012 May 15: The “Great Lakes Need Great Friends” tour
Tuesday, 2012 May 15, 7:00 pm
The Argonaut Rowing Club
1225 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
This event aims to forge links and build relationships in communities surrounding the Great Lakes, in an effort to protect the future of our shared water. It features presentations by Kevin McMahon, Director of Wildlife; Mark Mattson, Lake Ontario Waterkeepers; Chiefs of Ontario; and Maude Barlow, The Council of Canadians.
For more information, call 1-800-387-7177, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012 May 8: Climate Change Toronto Meetup
Tuesday, 2012 May 8, 6:30pm
OISE, 2nd floor
(252 Bloor St. W. @ St. George)
You’re invited to hear Dr. Richard Peltier, University of Toronto Physics Professor, founding director of U of T’s Centre for Global Change Science, and 2012 recipient of the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, speak about climate modelling and what it can tell us about the current state of climate change.
To learn more about Dr. Peltier and this event, visit the Climate Change Toronto Meetup site.
2012 Apr 21: Withrow Park cleanup
Saturday, 2012 April 21, 10am to 2pm
Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave
Calling all spring cleaning enthusiasts! This is your chance to help make Withrow a clean and safe place for our kids and pets to play. Plus, have fun in the fresh air as you clear away cigarette buts, parts of broken toys and lots and lots of plastic.
Meet at the Withrow Park Washroom Pavilion. If you show up late, don’t worry – there’ll be a sign-in sheet and some garbage bags waiting for you. For more details, click here.
2012 Apr 26: Composting and vermicomposting workshop
Thursday, 2012 April 26, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen Street East
Learn about some really easy and effective ways to compost in your backyard, on a small scale and with worms! RSVP by Monday, April 23 by contacting Wanda at 416-461-1925 or email@example.com.
2012 May 8: Container gardening for beginners workshop
2012 May 10: Exploring the soil food web and compost tea workshop
Thursday, 2012 May 10, 6:30pm to 8pm
Ralph Thornton Centre, 765 Queen St East
Find out how you can improve your soil’s fertility, reduce plant disease and improve your garden in almost every respect. RSVP by Monday April 23 by calling Wanda at 416-461-1925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.