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  • Green Change in Jane-Finch

    We all know that education is the key to real change, and that’s why the Green Change project makes so much sense. It’s a one-year initiative to train eco mentors in the Jane-Finch community. With the help of Toronto Community Housing (TCH) and the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) – and a grant from the

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  • Earth Day at Downsview Park

    What better way is there to spend Earth Day than rolling up your sleeves and planting some trees in your community? You don’t have to be an expert tree planter, and once you’re done, you can cross “plant a tree” of your life’s to-do list! From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 25,

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  • Take back the neighbourhood!

    Youth in Jane-Finch, and all across the city of Toronto, are getting their hands dirty revitalizing their communities and helping out the environment at the same time. How? They’re part of Take BAC 13 (BAC stands for “beautiful and clean” and the “13” represents the 13 priority neighbourhoods in Toronto, where the program is focused). In 2009,

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  • Welcome to The York West Advocate’s new green blog!

    We will be featuring great environmentally-conscious organizations, projects and people in the region of York West in Toronto for the whole month of April as we gear up for Earth Day on April 22, 2010. If you know of a group, organization or person who you think should be featured on here, or if you

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