OWL Open House

April 9, 2017 OWL (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society) is a rehabilitation and education centre established for the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured birds of prey. The group takes care of raptors such as eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, osprey and vultures — over 600 birds of prey a year. OWL is having an annual Open House on Saturday…

Threatened boreal caribou in crisis across Canada

April 7, 2017 Winnipeg – A new report highlights the urgent need to protect Canada’s iconic boreal woodland caribou, a species listed as “threatened” under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA) due to habitat loss. Representatives from the Wilderness Committee, which released the report, and other conservation groups are charging that the failure of federal, provincial and…

Ontario finally ends controversial hunt of snapping turtles

April 7, 2017 Toronto – Conservation groups in Ontario are applauding the provincial government’s decision to end hunting of snapping turtles. Ontario lists the snapping turtle as a species of “special concern,” which means that although it is not yet endangered or threatened, a combination of biological characteristics and identified threats, including hunting, could endanger or…

BC government urged to protect endangered caribou habitat

April 7, 2017 Vancouver – The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, received a legal application for an emergency order to block clearcut logging in caribou habitat, outside BC’s Wells Gray Provincial Park north of Kamloops. The logging by Canadian Forest Products Ltd. (Canfor) was approved by the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands…

Surrey Arbor Day

Join us as we celebrate Surrey’s 13th annual Arbor Day – a day to celebrate trees!

Niagara Community Tree Plant – May 6, 2017

Green your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.

York Region Community Tree Plant – May 6, 2017

Take part in the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend, a half-day planting event brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers environmental benefits for all Ontarians!

Cambridge Community Tree Plant – May 6, 2017

Green your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.

Ajax Community Plant – April 22, 2017

The Community Tree Plant brings together families, community members and volunteers to take part in a half-day tree planting activity, promoting local engagement and environmental awareness.

Innovating for Shared Prosperity

Join REAP Business Association for an inspiring evening of learning and networking with Calgary’s leading social entrepreneurs.

Capital for Cause: Back to Basics

Hear a keynote presentation by Jason Switzer from Alberta Clean Technology Industry Association, and panel discussions by a series of renowned social changemakers.