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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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Depave Paradise needs your votes

Depave Paradise, a project of Green Communities Canada, is applying to the Aviva Community Fund to depave six sites across Canada. Aviva funds projects based on votes received. It only takes a minute. Please give us your support. Depaving engages … 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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National active transportation website launched

The Active Transportation Alliance has launched a website urging support for a Canadian active transportation strategy. Photo: Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change. Credit: Zara Ansar, xovelo. See: Instagram.com/xoveloxo An alliance comprising Canada Bikes, the National Active … Continue reading

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