Category Archives: Ontario

Creating WALK Friendly Communities

Congratulations! Ottawa and Hamilton took home silver in the first round of WALK Friendly Communities (WFC) designations. Richmond Hill, London, and Wasaga won bronze designations. Another four municipalities – Ajax, Aurora, Kingston and Markham – received honourable mentions. The WALK … Continue reading

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Cross-Canada team joins up to “Depave Paradise” in North Bay

On October 7, 2013 “Depave Paradise” trainees from Calgary, Kingston, Peterborough, Mississauga, and Ottawa gathered in North Bay, Ontario for an unusual purpose. Armed with pry bars and shovels they joined a team of local volunteers to pry up 300 … Continue reading

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Rain barrel art

IN THUNDER BAY, rain barrels are works of art – thanks to an annual fun and fundraising event held by EcoSuperior.  In April, the second anniversary event raised $4500 by auctioning 28 barrels. Average selling price: $168. The top selling barrel, … Continue reading

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