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2008 Jun 9: Don Watershed Plan Public Workshop

Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) is undertaking an update to the Don Watershed Plan and are hosting the first in a series of public meetings through to the end of 2008 to seek public input on the Plan.     Read more »

Toronto Community Environment Days

How many times have you heard that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure? It’s a familiar saying, and for good reason: it’s true! Bring your unwanted and unused “stuff” to your local Community Environment Day and transform your trash into treasure.     Read more »

2008 May 8: A Discussion about Sponsorship of Public Spaces

The Toronto Public Space Committee is holding an event on Thursday night to address the issue of sponsorship of public spaces.     Read more »

Tommy Thompson Park Spring Bird Festival

Join the Ontario Walks community on International Migratory Bird Day for this spectacular Walk in Toronto’s beautiful waterfront Tommy Thompson Park, an Important Bird Area and a terrific birding site during migration.

Tommy Thompson Park Spring Bird Festival
Saturday, May 10, 2008, 7am-3pm
Tommy Thompson Park

Pangea Day

Pangea Day logoAnother interesting event:

Pangea Day is a global event bringing the world together through film.

Why? In a world where people are often divided by borders, difference, and conflict, it’s easy to lose sight of what we all have in common. Pangea Day seeks to overcome that – to help people see themselves in others – through the power of film.     Read more »

Farmers’ markets 2008

This list is for 2008.  Click here for the 2009 list.     Read more »

2008 May 10: Jackman PS Annual Spring Fair

Jackman Avenue Public School is hosting their Annual Spring Fair.

Saturday, May 10, 2008, 11-4pm
79 Jackman Ave

Free

Fair Vote Canada Annual Meeting

Fair Vote Canada - Représentation équitable au CanadaFair Vote Canada is hosting their 7th annual meeting and conference on the Ryerson University campus in Downtown Toronto. Speakers include the Beaches-East York GPO candidate Caroline Law, as well as other politicians and experts on voting systems from Canada and overseas.     Read more »

Get wild in Toronto Centre, and my new position

The youth wing of Chris Tindal‘s by-election campaign is organizing a series of reading week volunteer events. It is a series, because university and college campuses across Ontario have their breaks scheduled on different dates, but the idea is the same throughout: canvass, and have fun.     Read more »

2007 Jul 29: Home efficiency info session

This is a Q&A session hosted by Village Technologies and home energy auditor the Energuy.  Come out and learn about new technologies and government grants, and see how renewables and energy efficiency fit into your life.

Community Q&A on Improving Energy Efficiency
Sunday, 2007 July 29, 10:30am to noon
Ralph Thornton Centre
765 Queen Street East, near Broadview

Contact: Village Technologies
743 Queen Street East
416.465.0729

2007 Jul 24: Patrick Kraemer’s campaign team meeting

Patrick Kraemer, Toronto-Danforth’s GPO candidate, will be putting together a campaign team for the upcoming election. Everybody is invited to come out and join what will no doubt be a very exciting campaign.

Patrick Kraemer’s Campaign Team Meeting
Tuesday, 2007 July 24, 6:30 p.m.
Party Room at Sarah’s Cafe and Bar
North East Corner of Danforth and Monarch Park

2007 Jul 7: Patrick Kraemer hosts Live Earth party

The newly elected Green Party of Ontario candidate for Toronto-Danforth will be hosting a Live Earth party. Live Earth is a 24 hour, 7 continent concert series that join 2 billion people as they try to solve the climate crisis. For more information visit the Live Earth website.

Patrick’s party is one of more than 6 000 hosted around the world, but not only do you have a chance to take part in this powerful global movement, you also get to interact with your local candidate and other like-minded individuals.

Toronto-Danforth Green Party of Ontario Live Earth Party
Saturday, 2007 July 7, 2 pm
Patrick Kraemer
196 Glebeholme Boulevard
RSVP or post a comment here.

We would love to have you there as we prepare for an exciting campaign for the fall election.

2007 Jun 20: Green Party of Ontario nomination meeting

The provincial side of Toronto-Danfoth is having its nomination meeting for the upcoming election. Two very enthusiastic candidates, Sharon Howarth and Patrick Kraemer are competing to run in the October 10th election. Frank de Jong, the leader of GPO, will also be there. Please come and support them, and be ready to sign up for a GPO membership if you do not have one yet, in order to help choose the candidate.

Hope to see you there!
Green Party of Ontario Nomination Meeting
Wednesday, 2007 June 20, 7:00pm
Ralph Thornton Centre
765 Queen Street (East of Broadview, at Saulter), 2nd floor (chceck notice board beside elevator)

What I learned about the basics of the Green Party

In the end I made it to the discussion on the basics of the Green Party. It’s very hard to recap all that was said, but one of the things that really stuck with me was David Chernushenko‘s notion of majority.     Read more »

2007 Apr 5: Guerilla Gardening 2007 Kickoff Meeting

A great way to reconnect with the community and help improve the neglected area of our city.

Thursday, 2007 April 5, 6:30pm
Committee Room #3, City Hall

(Queen and Bay, between Queen and Osgoode TTC stations), Free.

Spring weather is just around the corner, so once again it is time to dust off our green thumbs and get planting. The meeting will recap the 2006 planting season, talk about some events that are planned for the 2007 season, and create the broad plan for 2007. All are welcome.

Click here for more information.