It felt like the longest yet the shortest year ever. Who could have imagined that we’d still be living Covid-restricted lives at the end of it? Yet here we are. And behind us? A busy year of doing things differently. We continued Yours to Protect work with other Ontario groups, raising public awareness of the growing number […]
TIME MARCHES ON — AND SO DO WE!
Just three months till we hit #50YearsofCitizenAction! Join us as we gather momentum, celebrate our collective remarkable achievements, and emphasize the urgency of the task that still lies ahead. In our congratulatory letters to members of the new federal Cabinet, including Environment Minister Stephen Guilbeault, a renowned environmental activist and founder of Equiterre (all about facilitating […]
LAND OVER LANDINGS EARNS CONSERVATION AWARD
Land Over Landings’ advocacy has been recognized with a conservation award from Ontario Nature! The Steve Hounsell Greenway Award celebrates the role we played in protecting the 20-km natural heritage corridor that stretches from Lake Ontario to the Oak Ridges Moraine. More than half of the Federal Lands became part of Rouge National Urban Park, and only […]
49 YEARS ON, DOC GODFREY & PEOPLE OR PLANES ARE STILL RIGHT
As we enter the 50th year of #NoPickeringAirport, never have we owed such a debt of gratitude to People or Planes as we have during this pandemic – the year when the skies went silent, airports sat empty, and some foods suddenly became scarce or unavailable. On March 2, 1972, the men and women of […]
Update Newsletter #51
In this edition of UPDATE, we highlight our new Youth Wing; catch you up on the pro-airport push from the City, and introduce you to Stay Grounded.
UPDATE Newsletter #49
Don’t miss the good news in our year-end newsletter!
Update Newsletter #46 – Can it really be 46 years since expropriation?
Every year at this time we shake our collective heads in amazement that yet another year has gone by in this continuing battle – and still no resolution? Read more in our March UPDATE Newsletter.
Together, we did it!!
A BUSHEL BASKET FILLED WITH APPLES,AND ONE BIG CARROT, MEANS THAT TOGETHER WE RAISED $85,000! THANK YOU, EVERYONE! After ten months of fundraising, how exciting to say we did it, and how perfect that it was donations from Food and Water First and Green Durham Association that got our drive launched and a donation from the Carrot Cache that […]
UPDATE Newsletter for September 2017
A lively edition of UPDATE Newsletter for you to enjoy. In this edition, we recap the ‘Bring It Home’ Harvest Festival, announce the release of the North Pickering Farms vision maps, and give you a sense of our calendar in the months ahead. Read more here!
Update Newsletter for August 2017
It’s been a busy summer so far and it’s only the beginning of August! Take a moment to check out our latest newsletter with invitations to two exciting events next month, an update on Minister Morneau’s recent visit to Claremont, and so much more. As always, if you didn’t receive this edition in your email […]