World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) announces the release of the Team Earth Hour Anthem, created by composer Andrew Huang using lyrics submitted by Earth Hour fans.

Download the lyrics sheet and find out more about getting your copy of the song on iTunes at: http://www.wwf.ca/downloadanthem

Watch the video here:

WWF is calling on all Canadians to join Team Earth Hour in the fight against climate change.

Earth Hour is today between 8:30PM – 9:30PM (local time); make sure you switch off your lights to show your commitment to the fight against climate change.

Also, celebrate Earth Hour by joining WWF’s official Earth Hour performance in Toronto’s Distillery Historic District, Ontario, Canada, from 7:30pm to 9pm:

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Mumm’s Sprouting Seeds Ltd. (the importer in Parkside, Saskatchewan, Canada) is warning the public not to consume the Mumm’s brand Sprouting Seeds described below because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.

The details regarding Mumm’s Sprouting Seeds Ltd‘s voluntary recall of the affected Sprouting Seeds – Sunflower – from the marketplace are as follows:

Read more of Health Hazard Alert: Certain MUMM’S Brand Sprouting Seeds – Sunflower Recalled

The Alternative Port Lands Vision, presented to City of Toronto Executive Committee on September 6, 2011, is a silent video showing the transformation of the Toronto Port Lands from a historical time to a futuristic time – about three decades from now:

This is an update to my previous blog  You’re Invited: Public Consultation on Toronto Port Lands’ Development & Implementation Plan Dec. 12, 2011.

The Governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto created Waterfront Toronto to oversee and lead the renewal of Toronto’s waterfront.

Waterfront Toronto, the City of Toronto, and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority are working together to create a development and implementation plan for accelerating development in the Port Lands. This work includes:

Read more of You’re Invited: Port Lands Info Open House-March 31 & Feedback Workshops-April 3 or 4, 2012

Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. (the importer in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is warning consumers, distributors and retailers not to consume, distribute or sell the jalapeno peppers described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.

The details regarding Veg-Pak Produce Ltd‘s voluntary recall of the affected jalapeno peppers, produce of USA, from the marketplace are as follows:

Read more of Health Hazard Alert: Certain SOUTH FLORIDA PRODUCE Brand Jalapeno Peppers Recalled

Responses to the 2012 Ontario Budget:

Poverty Action For Change Coalition (P.A.C.C.)

On March 27, the 2012 Ontario Budget, Strong Action for Ontario was released.

In this video,

Read more of Requesting Canadian Responses to the Ontario Budget 2012: Surveys from Liberals and NDP

NFB Mediatheque

NFB Mediatheque

NFB Mediatheque in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, invites you to the following fun event:

CAN’T SIT STILL & ANIMATE THIS!: WHAT’S COOKING IN THE ORGANIC KITCHEN?

April 1 & April 7, 2012

Admission is $5 per child and FREE for supervising adults.

Registration is strongly recommended: call 416-973-3012

at the NFB MEDIATHEQUE
150 John Street (Richmond St. W. & John St.)
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C3

“Get in on the Earth Day fun early with our environmentally-themed animation workshops for families. Try out 3D clay techniques to create an organic “kitchen” of your own, and bring vegetables and food to animated life!

Due to the holiday weekend, the following Mediatheque workshops are split over the first two weekends of April, for this month only:

Read more of You’re Invited: Environmentally-Themed Animation Workshops for Families April 1 & 7, 2012

Ontario Sport Awards

Ontario Sport Awards

The Ontario Sports Awards are a provincial award program established in 1975 to honour and promote athletic achievement and participation in sport and fitness.

2011 Ontario Sport Awards recognize the outstanding contributions of athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and corporate sponsors who support amateur sport in Ontario, Canada.

This year’s finalists include:

Read more of 2011 Ontario Sport Awards’ Finalists