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Coping during COVID

Coping during COVID

Getting outside, decorating donuts, and gardening are some of the ways GCC staff are coping as we move into the second year (and hopefully last months!) of the pandemic. According to experts, it’s normal to feel increased levels of stress and anxiety, but there...

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GCC welcomes two new members

Green Communities Canada is delighted to welcome two new members into the GCC fold. EnviroCentre, based in Ottawa, ON, provides practical solutions to help people and organizations lighten their environmental impact. Programming focuses on homes, transportation,...

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GCC is hiring an Executive Director

Green Communities Canada is looking for a change maker committed to bringing communities together for a vibrant, equitable, and sustainable future. This is a dynamic position for a collaborative, team-oriented leader to elevate the collective impact of our...

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Celebrating women

Celebrating women

80% of the non-profit workforce in Canada is made up of women. Their work is vital to caring for their families and their communities, especially during the pandemic. In recognition of International Women’s Day earlier this week we salute Canadian women and the women...

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GCC has a new home

GCC has a new home

With a majority of our staff working remotely from locations across Canada, GCC has relocated to a smaller, resource efficient space. Still headquartered in Peterborough, ON, we are now located at The Mount Community Centre. The Mount is a 10-acre parcel of land in...

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Happy New Year – a video message

Happy New Year – a video message

"It's going to take all of us doing our part and working together to tackle the complex problems we face in 2021," says GCC Executive Director Carol Steuri. Carol shares her thoughts on the year ahead in a video message - click on image to watch. Click here to read...

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Make your holiday zero waste

Make your holiday zero waste

This holiday season, with a little help from our member organizations, you can spread cheer without creating tonnes of waste.  Giftwrap and shopping bags alone generate 545,000 tonnes of waste in Canada. Stay off the giftwrapping naughty list and still wrap up your...

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Ontario Active School Travel Fund open for new applications

Ontario Active School Travel Fund open for new applications

Green Communities Canada (GCC) is pleased to announce that Round 3 of the Ontario Active School Travel Fund is now open for applications from communities across the province.  The objective of the Fund is to increase active school travel (AST) opportunities for...

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