Read the June Newsletter – Plantings are underway

June 2016 Newsletter

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Successful Planting in Oshawa +400 Trees

April 30th, 2016 – Together with our friends at the City of Oshawa and Scout Troop 29-Oshawa, we planted over 400 native trees in Durham Court Park only a few hundred metres north of the Highway of Heroes. A wonderful day, fantastic volunteers. Read the May, 2016 newsletter to learn

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May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Newsletter

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Mark Cullen wins Award

Mark Cullen has been recognized with Landscape Ontario’s 2016 Community Leadership Award at the Awards of Excellence gala event in Toronto on January 12th. This award recognizes Mark’s continued commitment to sharing his love of outdoor living spaces and gardening with the public and industry. It was standing room only in

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Ontario Legislature learns about the Living Tribute

Our sincere thanks to the MPP for Burlington, Eleanor McMahon, for bringing news of the Living Tribute to the floor of the Ontario Legislature at Queens Park. Watch the Announcement MPP McMahon has been a keen supporter of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute since it’s inception and was present at

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Vineland Research & Innovation Centre on CHCH TV explaining the trees on the Highway of Heroes

The 401 – Highway of Heroes transportation corridor is a harsh environment for trees. This TV segment, featuring researchers from the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre, highlights the issues facing trees and some of the ways they are going to help the Living Tribute be successfull. CHCH TV coverage of HOHLT

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CTV Canada AM – Mark Cullen speaks about the Living Tribute

Watch the video of Mark Cullen on CTV Canada Am A good summary of the purpose and background of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute. Thank you Mark for your passion and dedication to this amazing project.

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Remembrance Day @ SunnyBrook Health Sciences Centre

Located at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the Veterans Centre is the largest of its kind in Canada – home to 475 of our honoured veterans from WWII and the Korean War. Visit them online to learn more about this remarkable health care facility and their incredible programs for our veterans. The

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CBC Toronto coverage of the Living Tribute launch

The Highway of Heroes Living Tribute campaign officially launched with a ceremonial planting at the western end of the Highway of Heroes. Located at the Coroner’s Complex at Keele Street & the 401 in Toronto, this locations marks the end of the repatriation journey of Canada’s fallen heroes.

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CTV News coverage of the Living Tribute launch

The launch of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute culminated with the planting of a ceremonial tree at CFB Trenton – just off the tarmac where the repatriation procession of fallen Canadian soldiers begins. Special care was taken in the tree selection for this site to meet hight restrictions and

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