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And the winners are….

And the winners are….

Green Venture, Hamilton, ON, took home Green Community Member of the Year honours at the 2020 GC Awards presentation.   Celebrating it’s 25th anniversary, Green Venture was recognized for the countless programs it has...

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Environmental work and social justice go hand in hand

The past few weeks have been both heartbreaking and inspiring. We have seen Black and Indigenous people reach a collective breaking point and come together to demand justice and change. In our hearts and minds, we have heard these demands and know that we must do our...

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Announcing our new Executive Director

Announcing our new Executive Director

GCC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Carol Steuri is our new Executive Director.  Carol joins GCC with over 15 years’ experience in marketing, communications and strategy across a variety of sectors and industries in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Her...

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GCC lobbies for sector support

GCC lobbies for sector support

Green Communities Canada Board Chair Chris Birchall is advocating for federal aid to help non-profits and charities weather the COVID-19 storm.  In a letter to the Prime Minister, Birchall notes that while GCC appreciates the many efforts taken by the federal...

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GCC hits the quarter century mark

GCC hits the quarter century mark

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Green Communities Canada (GCC).  GCC was founded in April 1995 at a gathering in Cornwall, ON, as a province-wide network of community organizations committed to the delivery of positive,...

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We’re hiring a new Executive Director!

We’re hiring a new Executive Director!

Green Communities Canada is looking for a dynamic Executive Director to lead our organization to new successes.  As Executive Director, you will work with innovators from across the country to support collective action for climate change. Along with our team of...

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We’re recruiting Board members

We’re recruiting Board members

Green Communities Canada is looking for two volunteers who share our passion for the environment to join our national Board of Directors.  As a Director you will participate in deliberations and decisions regarding strategic direction, programming, fundraising,...

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GCC seeks consultants

GCC seeks consultants

Green Communities Canada has issued Requests for Proposals for:   an Online Learning Consultant to support and guide the design and delivery of on-line courses offered by its Water Department. Applications due 24 January 2020, 5 pm ET; and  a Program Evaluation...

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Support a greener future this holiday season

Support a greener future this holiday season

Help create a green and healthy future for all by making a donation to the Green Communities Foundation.  The Green Communities Foundation is the charitable affiliate of Green Communities Canada (GCC). The Foundation engages GCC in delivering projects that improve the...

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Welcome Oakvillegreen

Welcome Oakvillegreen

Welcome Oakvillegreen Green Communities Canada welcomes our newest member organization: Oakvillegreen Conservation Association. Oakville’s largest residents association works to protect the environment and promote sustainable planning and urban forest stewardship....

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Water program intern hiring

Water program intern hiring

Green Communities Canada seeks a passionate, self-directed young professional for the position of Water Programs Coordinator.  Working with senior staff, the Coordinator will help develop and implement programs, and contribute ideas to address environmental...

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An invitation to make history – Global Climate Strike

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

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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RAIN gardens and Depave awards

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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