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 Civic Action Summit for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. See her answer at the 1 minute mark; Depave Transformation Award: Canada’s largest depave won a provincial award and was recently featured on TVO. GreenUP’s Downtown Vibrancy Projectremoved 20 tonnes of asphalt in downtown Peterborough, ON, and replaced it with a rain garden. The project won an award for Streetscaping and Public Realm Improvements from the the Ontario Business Improvement Area Association. Read the full GCNews May edition here.