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An invitation to make history – Global Climate Strike

Green Communities Canada is endorsing and participating in the upcoming Global Climate Strike, 20-27 September.  To date, the climate strike has been led by young people around the world. Now we are all being asked to join in and demand action on the climate...

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Depave is ripping up Ontario

Supported by a three-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Depave Paradise has transformed grey school yards, campuses, churches, downtown properties, and city parks into beautiful green spaces. In the last 18 months,15 depaves have been completed and more...

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Reep Green Solutions is GC Member of the Year

Reep Green Solutions, Kitchener, ON, is the 2019 Green Community Member of the Year. Reep is recognized for its work promoting environmental action through community engagement.  GC Awards were presented at GCC’s AGM, 24 June. The annual awards recognize the many...

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Ready, Set, Rain!

Tackling urban flooding: A new report from Green Communities Canada calls for collaborative action by municipalities and others to address urban flooding, a growing problem across Ontario; Parent and child perspectives of active school travel: Engaging children and...

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RAIN gardens and Depave awards

RAIN Garden Master Class: new session: Green Communities Canada is once again offering the online RAIN Garden Master Class, starting 13 May; Hoping for investments: GCC Water Programs Manager Clara Blakelock was asked about her hopes for the next four years at the...

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Calling for active action

Join the call for federal leadership on active transportation: Champions of active transportation have issued a fresh call for federal leadership in making Canada a great place for active transportation; Spring into Spring: We’ve got new resources to help you Spring...

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Reducing carbon emissions

GCC member organizations City Green Solutions, Reep Green Solutions, and reThink Green are working with municipalities to foster deep carbon emissions. Each has received a Transition 2050 grant through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Municipalities for...

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