GM Canada Adds Symbolic Trees to Oshawa Site

On November 9th, just two days before Remembrance Day, GM Canada teamed up with the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute to add over 150 new trees at the site of their production facility in Oshawa, Ontario. GM Canada volunteers were joined by Assistant Plant Manager,  Reuben Jones, Oshawa Mayor, John Henry,

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2nd Anniversary Celebrations With The Lieutenant Governor In Collaboration with CN EcoConnexions

November 3rd marked the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute 2nd Anniversary. To celebrate this and in honour Remembrance Day, 500 trees were planted at Meadowvale Rd. and Hwy 401, just off the Highway of Heroes. The day was perfect for planting.  Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell was in attendance to help

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Garden Club of Toronto and Highway of Heroes Living Tribute ~ A Partnership

It was the summer of 2015, and on a patio in midtown Toronto, six people gathered to discuss an idea. “How can the Garden Club of Toronto and the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute work together?” It was Michael de Pencier and Elaine Solway who gathered Scott Bryk, the Executive

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Trenton Tree Planting In Collaboration With TD Bank and Frank Cowan Company

November 3rd marked the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute 2nd Anniversary. To celebrate this and in honour Remembrance Day, 300 trees, plants, and shrubs were planted at Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area, just off the Highway of Heroes. The afternoon sun was a beautiful addition to the planting.  Representatives from the

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Newcastle Public School ‘Mini Highway of Heroes’ In Collaboration With Frank Cowan Company

Newcastle Public School Plants Trees Along their ‘Mini Highway of Heroes’ October 23, 2017   The students at Newcastle Public School have created a Highway of Heroes right in their schoolyard.  On October 23rd, each classroom participated in planting a tree along that highway while learning about the significance of

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Sunnybrook Veterans Centre Tree Planting with Tourism Cares, Aeroplan & Amia

Sunnybrook Veterans Centre Tree Planting – Toronto   October 27th, 2017 With the help of volunteers from Tourism Cares, Aeroplan, AMIA and the amazing staff at Sunnybrook another 250 trees were planted at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre as a tribute to our Canadian heroes that serve.

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Trinity College School BIG TREE PLANT ’17

Trinity College School BIG Tree Plant 2017 October 14, 2017   The third annual Big Tree Plant took place on Saturday, October 14, launching the first Service Saturday of the year. The planting on October 14th was the first half of the project. Trinity College School plans to plant another 90

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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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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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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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