City of Shelburne Issues a Challenge to Municipalities In Support of HOHLT

What started as a single ‘Hero Tree’ donation, has begun to gain momentum across the province.  Back in May, the City of Shelburne made a donation to purchase a Hero Tree as part of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute in honour of one of their city’s veterans.  Being the

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TD Special Report – URBAN FORESTS: THE VALUE OF TREES IN THE CITY OF TORONTO

Special Report – TD Economics URBAN FORESTS: THE VALUE OF TREES IN THE CITY OF TORONTO   Highlights • Urban forests are made up of the trees, shrubs and other flora and fauna that line the streets, parks and ravines of our cities. • Urban forests do more than beautify

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Mike Trauner: Invictus Games prove I matter

An inspiring reminder of the sacrifice that goes with service. CBC shares one brave veteran’s journey to Invictus that started with a challenge from Prince Harry. Click here to read the whole article from CBC.ca

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Trees for Heroes and Vineland Research & Innovation Centre

In collaboration with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland), the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute project has completed its first season of tree plantings. The team will use soil remediation procedures and a tree species selection tool developed by Vineland over the last three years. Click here to read more

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‘Painful to watch’: WW I soldier sculpted from Passchendaele mud slowly dissolves in London

Damian van der Velden wanted her war memorial to reflect the horrors and sacrifices faced by soldiers on the mud-soaked battlefield of Passchendaele. “I was trying to get the emotional or exhausting feeling that the soldier has to have at that moment,” the Dutch artist told As It Happens guest host Helen Mann.

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Lots can be done to give the environment a hand: Mark Cullen

Do your bit to make our neighbourhoods greener and cleaner Read the full article from The Star on July 29, 2017 here

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Battle of Hill 70 – The victory Canadians forgot

Battle of Hill 70:  The carnage, courage and victory that Canadians forgot Canadians know the story of Vimy Ridge and the horrors of Passchendaele. Now, with the unveiling of a stirring memorial in northern France, and a raft of initiatives set to unfold across Canada, the Battle of Hill 70

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Canada and the Netherlands – A Remembrance Series

Click here to see a Remembrance Series on the Canada and the Netherlands   Thank you to Veterans Affairs Canada for producing and making this resource available.

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Benefits of Plants

Click here to download the full article and learn more about all the Benefits of Plants you may not have known!  Courtesy of our partners at Landscape Ontario.

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Earth Day Weekend – Tree Planting at Downsview Park Presented by TD

Check out the pictures and highlights from our Earth Day Weekend Tree Planting event at Downsview Park.  This planting was undertaken in collaboration with: Downsview Park, TD Bank Group, Maple Leaves Forever and Michael Levitt, Member of Parliament – York Centre.  Special thanks to TD who announced a $50,000 contribution

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