Facts About Diesel Trains - Vote 2011

Before you vote on October 6, keep in mind these facts:

FACT: Despite a lot of talk about electric trains, Dalton McGuinty’s Liberal government has approved plans to operate 140 diesel trains daily, 20 hours per day on the rail corridor that runs across our neighbourhoods between Union Station and Pearson Airport.

FACT: The McGuinty government also approved plans to expand the use of diesel trains by GO Transit...

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21 July 2011 - Parks & Environment Committee Deputations

Rita Bijons was able to present two comments at the Parks and Environment Committee Core Services review meeting on Thursday, 21 July 2011, hers and one by Bruce Hearns who could not be there.

Rita's Presentation:

   I welcome this opportunity to make a deputation in response to the KPMG report. I note that KPMG's motto is "cutting through complexity".

   My name is Rita Bijons, and I am profoundly concerned about climate change, climate...

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Videos & Photos of Project Neutral Launch are online now

We've just finished editing and uploading the videos of the Project Neutral launch on June 18, 2011. You can view them on YouTube or here.

Photos on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/projectneutralthejunction/

Project Neutral Launch - 18 June 2011

Project Neutral -- a project to create the first carbon-neutral urban community in Toronto -- launched on Saturday the 18th of June.

Project Neutral will be helping families and businesses in the Junction learn to reduce their carbon footprint and save money.

Some 70 people came for the launch.

2 Videos from Earth Hour 2011

Earth Hour 2011 Parkdale Candlelight Walk

The following directs you to a video of City TV News coverage of the 2011 Earth Hour Walk


Also, the this video of the 2011 Earth Hour Walk