Toronto – The Ontario government will not, with its current programs, meet its targets for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs). This is just one conclusion from the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s recently released 2011 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report.
Through support for Evergreen Brick Works, Ontario is helping to launch a new project that will advance new technologies in energy, transportation, green building design and water and waste management.
Toronto – Today, the One Billionth liquor container was returned to The Beer Store under the Bag it Back program, Ontario’s highly successful deposit return program for wine, spirit and beer containers sold through LCBO and Ontario winery retail stores.
Given the importance of Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Act and Metrolinx’s “Big Move”, could road pricing help the province meet density targets, accelerate transit-oriented development, convert brownfields and protect green space?
Toronto – As schools across Ontario mark International Walk to School Day, a new report is calling on the provincial government and school boards to take steps to ensure that more children have the option to safely walk to school every day of the year.
Tax time got me thinking last month. Why is it that I pay the same amount for property taxes as people who are wasteful with our resources? Shouldn’t there be some sort of program where you can get tax reductions for using a rain barrel or composting? I pay the same for garbage pickup as [...]
When: Saturday, May 8th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area, 3291 Stouffville Road, Stouffville, ON L4A 7X5 Our Greener Side Celebration invites GTA residents to join us for a fun day with the family while learning about local and convenient choices that support an eco-friendly lifestyle. This one-day community event [...]