Stripping down to nada but nature’s own swimsuit to fundraise for a cause is what the Ladies of the Lake Calendar was all about. Inspired by the women of Yorkshire who raised over 2 million pounds, initially for a couch in the visitor’s area of a hospital and then for Leukaemia Research & Lymphoma Research…; the Ladies of the Lake made a statement for Lake Simcoe.
The first Calendar Girls from the UK were motivated to take action after
Some people are wondering these days how to help Canadians develop better water consciousness when most of us think water comes from the refrigerator door, and when asked what is a watershed is might easily reply “it’s a shack in the yard for water bottles.”
There’s no question we take water for granted. So how do… we all start valuing water for what it is worth? Social marketing mnemonic prompts might well remind us to turn off the tap –
If you saw 100 women dressed in yellow shirts singing the praises of Lake Simcoe, you would probably think your eyes were deceiving you. Not so, the Ladies of the Lake is an association of over 100 such women who are seeking new and innovative ways to get people active in returning their lake to the good health it once enjoyed.
Annabel Slaight is best known as an editor and publisher of children’s books and magazines, and kids TV producer…
Mary Gorman was recognized by all members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for her environmental work and activism. She is also commended for having been the latest Green Heroes grand prize winner on April 16th, at the Green Living Show in Toronto. The letter reads as follows:
DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS
Speaker: Honourable Gordon Grosse
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011.
…MR. CLAIRRE MACKINNON: Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day
More and more event organizers are choosing to reduce their environmental impact by bullfrogpowering their events with 100% green electricity. Any event in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island that draws electricity from the grid can become bullfrogpowered.
The 3rd Annual Earth Run/Walk, Run for Your Planet, …started in April and is taking place throughout June. It encourages people to look for ways to lead a healthier lifestyle. You can join a
For as long as Tom Heintzman can remember, he has felt a personal commitment to the environment. The President and Co-Founder of Bullfrog Power, Canada’s 100% green energy provider, believes his appreciation of nature stems from early family canoe trips, and the hours spent exploring the outdoors as a child. Tom’s first memory of protecting the environment involves recycling with his grandmother, back during a time when municipal programs were not in place. In varying capacities, Tom has woven environmentalism…
The energy industry is a place that can use a visionary GreenHero such as this campaign’s Tom Heintzman.
Tom Heintzman is the co-founder and current president of Bullfrog Power Inc.…, Canada’s only 100% green energy provider to homes and businesses across the nation. This GreenHero helps people across the nation decrease their carbon emissions while providing a service we all use everyday. He shows us that one doesn’t need to endanger the earth or compromise our commitment to green
Groundbreaker, artist, musician and activist, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s powerful song, No No Keshagesh, adds award-winning clout and passion to Tzeporah Berman’s webisode and campaign.
“Keshagesh means Greedy Guts. It’s what you call a little puppy who eats his own dinner and then wants everybody else’s.” Buffy explains about the song title.
Buffy’s accomplishments include everything from being the first person to receive the APCMA’s Lifetime Achievement Award… to