Learn how an under-utilized roof space at an inner-city school was transformed into a 1/2 acre thriving rooftop garden. REGISTER At Eastdale Collegiate, a successful partnership between the Toronto District School Board and FoodShare’s School Grown program supports students in hands-on learning about urban agriculture and food literacy. The fresh produce grown by the students
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Friday, April 1 marks exactly two weeks until Global Youth Service Day 2016. On April 1, 2015, YSA announced the expansion of Global Youth Service Day to Galactic Youth Service Day. We realized that we’re still leaving out some important demographics, so this year, we’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our programs from ages five
100in1day Canada is part of a global initiative with the goal to inspire change in cities across the country by compelling residents to activate 100 innovative, thought-provoking ideas into interventions to enhance their city all on one day. 100in1day (first known as 100en1dia) was started in 2012 by a group of design students in Bogotá, Colombia
Who: Chad Pregracke, CNN’s Hero of the Year 2013 When: April 29, 2016 Where: Burton Cummings Theatre, 364 Smith Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm The Manitoba Conservation Districts Association (MCDA) and Take Pride Winnipeg! have organized a unique opportunity exclusively for junior and high school students and teachers. They are bringing CNN’s Hero of the Year 2013
In the wild, nothing seems to frighten Raea Gooding. She once ran for her life from an angry elephant in Nepal, and she has been meters away from polar bears on the tundra. “None of these things scare me as much as the degradation of our water sources right here, right now,” said Gooding, who
Learning for a Sustainable Future provides funding for students and teachers to engage their school and community in an action project. Funding is available for schools, individual classes, and school groups/clubs. LSF funding is not available for organizations or clubs/groups outside of the school. However, schools that apply for funding are able to collaborate with
A very special GreenSpace will be held this November, called BlueSpace. Focusing on Manitoba water issues, it will bring youth from across the province together for a day of powerful and inspiring workshops, activities, and discussions all about water issues in Manitoba. You will walk away from the conference motivated to take your ideas to the
Connect4Climate, in partnership with the online platform Vimeo, challenges citizens around the world to film Climate Action on one day, November 29. Just one day before the UNFCCC 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) begins, coinciding with the Global Climate March – a decisive call for bold actions on climate change, the 24-hour Film a
Guelph, ON, July 8, 2015 – Today, The Co-operators and The Natural Step Canada announced a new partnership agreement to jointly deliver the IMPACT! Youth Program for Sustainability Leadership over the next four years. The collaboration significantly deepens the capacity of the IMPACT! program to achieve its vision of developing young sustainability leaders across Canada.
Registration for GreenSpace 2015 is now open!