Toronto's Greenest Neighbourhoods - Volunteer Training

Green 13 is thrilled to announce that our community has been selected to participate in a new City of Toronto program - Toronto’s Greenest Neighbourhoods. This project supports the goals of the City's Climate Action Strategy, TransformTO and is helping to create a green, equitable, prosperous and resilient community in the Junction and Rockcliffe-Smythe area.

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Opinion: Wake up and smell the smoke

A must read:

The following op-ed by CAPE, the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, was just published in the Vancouver Sun on August 8, 2018:


Opinion: Wake up and smell the smoke

Canadians are not doing nearly enough to combat climate change and a record season of wildfires this year serves as evidence of our...

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Open letter to Premier Ford re: Ontario climate action

The following open letter was sent to the Premier and to the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks on August 8, 2018:


August 8, 2018

Hon. Doug Ford, Premier

cc. Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks

Legislative Building , Queen’s Park  | Toronto,ON | M7A 1A1


Dear Premier Ford,


Ontarians across the province are experiencing a summer of record-breaking heat waves, floods, forest fires and heat-related human ...

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Environmental Defence Statement on the federal government purchases of Kinder Morgan

"For Immediate Release: May 29, 2018


Statement by Environmental Defence’s Patrick DeRochie on the federal government’s reckless purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline


Toronto, Ont. – The federal government’s decision to purchase Trans Mountain is a totally reckless use of public money. It leaves Canadians on the hook for a risky pipeline that lacks a viable business case, flouts Canada’s commitment to Indigenous rights and reconciliation, and faces intractable legal, political...

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Climate Action Network Canada reacts to Kinder Morgan Announcement

"Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA] (May 29, 2018) – It is deeply dismaying that the Government of Canada is willing to dump $4.5 billion of Canadians’ money into purchasing the floundering Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline from Kinder Morgan. This move is a devastating blow to the government’s stated commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous people and it painfully undermines ongoing efforts to implement the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change and...

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