Fifth Annual Picnic at the Brick Works – October 2

This celebration at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works will put the spotlight on local growers, ranchers, fishers and artisans, so gather your friends and family and prepare for the tastiest day of the year.

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Fifth Annual Picnic at the Brick Works – October 2

This celebration at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works will put the spotlight on local growers, ranchers, fishers and artisans, so gather your friends and family and prepare for the tastiest day of the year.

Engaging Individuals to Invest in Your Charity’s Mission – June 22

Organizational success depends on dedicated board directors, committed members and generous donors. In this full day workshop, identify individuals with the greatest likelihood to support your charity’s work. Learn how to identify and court those who care about your cause. Then ask them for a commitment.

Authentic Volunteer Engagement: Planning & Recruitment

Using peer learning exercises, class discussions, and expert speakers, Anna Liza Badaloo helps you learn how to connect more authentically with volunteers and strengthen your organization’s volunteer program. The first session on June 8 focuses on recruitment techniques and how to make your organization volunteer-ready; later sessions will focus on orientation and training (July 20), recognition and building the relationship (September 14), and supervision and evaluation (October 12).

World Environment Day in Toronto

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named Toronto the host city for World Environment Day (WED) 2011 in North America.

Pushing Further: Building your career in the good food movement

The purpose of this mini-conference is to provide a series of educational and interactive sessions for those interested in getting or starting a job in the food, and related environment or health promotion sectors while making a difference in society.

Take a Hike in Rouge Park

Join volunteers for a guided walk in Rouge Park, a truly unique near-urban ecological and wilderness park in East Toronto and Markham.

Green Jobs Forum at the Green Living Show

Saturday, April 16th, 2011 – Show Floor 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – Green Jobs Forum, a new addition at this year’s Green Living Show, will unite job seekers and green businesses, institutions and agencies around the topic of the green economy. The forum will include an expert-led panel that will encourage and motivate eco-friendly job seekers, while exploring new business opportunities and areas of growth in this burgeoning industry.

Top 10 climate-friendly Canadian cities – WWF

WWF has developed a list of the top 10 Canadian cities leading the battle against climate change. Congratulations to Vancouver, the clear winner, and Toronto and Montreal for being close behind! Find out what other cities made the top 10.

If there is a war on cars, which side is winning? – Science Matters

We humans like our wars. We have a war on drugs, a war on terror, a war on crime, and now, it seems, a war on cars. The latter “war” has entered the political vocabulary in Vancouver, where city council has been trying to reduce reliance on private automobiles; in Toronto, where the mayor is driving the agenda in the opposite direction; and in Seattle, where bike lanes and increased parking fees have come under fire. In the U.K., they’ve been calling it a war on motorists.