The results of Halton regional chair Gary Carr’s questionnaire to federal candidates running in the region are available at www.halton.ca/2011election.
Archive for April, 2011
CIELAP's new report, “A Green Economy for Canada: Consulting with Canadians”, sought the perspectives of diverse government and non-governmental organizations and thought leaders across Canada on what a Green Economy could mean for Canada in the lead-up to the Rio+20 …
Environmental Defence and other Canadian environmental groups asked the main political parties for their stance on key environmental issues. The responses are tabulated at http://environmentaldefence.ca/election-2011-where-do-parties-stand-environmental-issues.
The Conservative party did not respond.
Sierra Club Canada has issued an election report card …
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded and amalgamated regulated areas where the emerald ash borer has been discovered. Halton is within one of the regulated areas.
Ontario Trillium Foundation announced that BurlingtonGreen will receive a three-year grant for $225,000. The grant is to enhance current programs and services and introduce new initiatives.
For a complete list of grants, see http://www.trilliumfoundation.org/cms/en/2010_2011_HP.aspx.
Oakvillegreen and Friends of Glenorchy are asking people to send a letter to politicians asking them to stop the extension of Burnhamthorpe Road through sensitive areas in the new Glenorchy Conservation Area.