Category Archives: GCC

Introducing the EcoBusiness Network

Durham Sustain Ability and Durham Partners in Project Green have rebranded as the EcoBusiness Network. Over the past 30 years Durham Sustain Ability has adapted to meet the ever-changing needs local residents. The 2012 introduction of Durham Partners in Project Green, … Continue reading

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Coordinator hired for Ontario AST project

Celenna Ciuro joins Green Communities Canada as a Project Coordinator for the new Ontario Active School Travel project. With funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education, the three-year project will deliver a provincial framework to expand walking, cycling, and other … Continue reading

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Youth for Water hosts conference

Indigenous youth from across Ontario received hands-on experience in Indigenous water knowledge, water science, solutions, grant writing, and project management at a conference hosted by Youth for Water, 6-10 November in Peterborough, ON. “It’s great to see so many youth … Continue reading

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Reducing Ontario’s urban flood risk

Green Communities Canada is bringing together stakeholders to create a collective action plan to address urban flood risk in Ontario. We are currently conducting interviews to identify priorities issues and actions. If you’re interested in getting involved, contact Clara Blakelock … Continue reading

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Stormwater scorecard added to toolkit

The updated and redesigned Soak It Up! Toolkit includes a new feature: a Stormwater Scorecard to help communities assess progress to date and identify priorities for further action. GCC developed the scorecard in partnership with the Canadian Freshwater Alliance and the Our Living Waters … Continue reading

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GC Award winners announced

At our June AGM, Green Communities Canada recognized the many champions who work and volunteer with us and our member organizations. Green Community of the Year: GreenUP, Peterborough, ON. GreenUP was recognized for its “immersive and impactful programming,” and support … Continue reading

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