Increasing demand and diminishing supply of world oil is raising the prices not only of oil, but food, goods, and services. This puts pressure on personal and family finances.Join us for an interactive workshop on financial literacy that includes activities on budgeting, savings, and personal banking.Workshop Facilitator: Adam Fair, Managing Coordinator of the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy$5 or Pay-what-you-can. Register now to secure a spot—space is limited to 30 participants!RSVP to…See More
Description from Post-Carbon Toronto:The next Post-Carbon Toronto meeting on Tuesday June 15th is one we hope will appeal to the interests of most Canadians interested in the topic of peak oil. Our speaker will be the Rt. Hon. Ed Schreyer, former Premier of Manitoba, former Governor General of Canada, and current head of ASPO Canada (the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas – Canada).One of the problems we face (from an organizing perspective) is that as we can’t afford to pay our…See More
Visit Toronto’s first “Green Roofs Eco Fair” – all you ever wanted to know about green roofs!Saturday, JUNE 19, 11am – 2:30pm; Presentation at 12:30pm- Displays by architects, green roof designers and suppliers;- Showcasing green roofs and design plans of community groups and businesses;- Information on Toronto’s new Green Roof Bylaw for certain sectors;- Presentation by Monica E. Kuhn, Architect Inc., with an overview on the types of green roofs, permit & structural requirements, cost, and…See More
Casual get-together over some hot bevvies, so the East End Transition (EET) group can meet some other Toronto Transitioners to discuss their, and other neighbourhood based project ideas and next steps for them.Currently 6 EET's confirmed but whoever wants to join is welcome -- as many as we can fit into this SMALL cafe!See More
"Wow. Great idea. Seems like it could be a viable solution for many people and many different locations/environments. On ethought that came to mind was this system being set up in a clean fill or garbage dumpster, the kind found in front of peoples…"
"It's a horrible situation in the Gulf. So bad , it can't be ignored. This will hopefully be a tipping point for change. I beleive the whole global warming/climate change debate was galvanized in the late 1980's, after extremely dry,…"
"Hi again Marisa. We've all heard the arguement that jobs are more important than the environment, or that environmental policies should take a backseat to economic realities (Govenment of Canada). One of the most compelling things about the…"
"Good idea, Marisa. That may help everyone hook up with others who have the same interests or skills. i haven't become part of any sub-commitees yet, and not sure when or how to go about that. Unfortunately, i missed the last meeting, but am…"
Please note start time changed to 7 pm.This meeting is open to all members or potential members of Transition Toronto. It is an opportunity to meet other Transitioners, learn about what we have been doing, and contribute to our future directions and initiatives. The meeting will also break into smaller groups made up of TTo subcommittee members so that subcommittee business can be addressed.Agenda:1) 7:00 - Short recap of Progress to date, discussion of available roles/positions within…See More
"sorry i missed it. I do have one experience doing a green roof and have some insight on the matter. would like o be part of any future green roof planning/ideas.
will be in geulph at T4T this weekend and hope to get up to speed, then and there."