Invite: Green Events in Canada Sept.22-Oct.24 + Walk A Mile in Her Shoes®Toronto Sept.26, 2013

Here are some great green events in Canada.

Canadian Institute of Forestry and Canadian Forestry Association

Present

National Forest Week: The Greenest Workforce

September 22 – 28

During National Forest Week, Canadians are invited to learn more about Canada’s forest heritage and to raise awareness about this valuable and renewable resource.

This video presents “Nurture Your Future. Opportunities Abound in Canada’s GreenestWorkforce.”

  • Canadian forest product companies will need to hire as many as *60,000, or more, new workers* by 2020 to meet demand, and you could be one of them!
  • If you want *good pay*, opportunities to *learn on the job*, a *great lifestyle* and the chance to work in *Canada’s greenest workforce*, then check out TheGreenestWorkforce.ca!”

Canadian Institute of Forestry, Canadian Forestry Association, Forest Products Association of Canada and Government of Canada

Launch

The GreenestWorkforce

and

Green Dream Contest

“Wanna live the green dream? If you want good pay, opportunities to learn on the job, a great lifestyle and the chance to work in Canada’s greenest workforce, then the forest products industry is right for you! The GreenestWorkforce is giving 15 deserving students a Green Dream Internship that includes a paid four month summer 2014 internship and an iPad Mini!”

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You’re Invited: Toronto Events Sept.13-Dec.29, 2013 + Toronto & TTC Alerts

Here are some celebratory events as well as green events in Toronto,  Ontario, Canada.

  • Most are FREE events.

Wychwood Barns Community Association (WBCA)

Presents

THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ST. CLAIR STREETCAR AND WYCHWOOD CARHOUSE

A CELEBRATION OF HERITAGE, ARTS AND THE COMMUNITY

FREE Admission

September 13 – 21

Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street
, Toronto

Contact Info: Ruth Butler at volunteerwbca@gmail.com

www.atthebarns.org

St Clair Streetcar Line Centennial Celebration includes the following FREE events.

  • Historic Exhibit – Our Past Is Our Present: September 14 – 15.
    • Enjoy an exhibit drawing on rarely seen archival images and contemporary photographs that portray the changing identity of St. Clair over the past 100 years.
    • Where: Barn #2, Artscape Wychwood Barns
    • September 14 — 9am – 5pm
    • September 15 — 11am – 5pm.
  • Tour the Historic Peter Witt Streetcar: September 15, noon – 4pm.
  • TTC Advertising Exhibit – A Sign of the Times: Exhibit continues to September 21.
    • Where: Community Gallery, Artscape Wychwood Barns.
    • Journey through time while viewing TTC advertisements and other artefacts that reflect the impact of world events on our city, our social norms and our values over the past seventy years.

    Friday, September 13 — 5pm – 9pm

    Saturday, September 14 — 9am – 5pm

    Sunday, September 15 — 11am – 5pm

    Wednesday, September 18 to Friday, September 20 — 5pm – 9pm

    Saturday, September 21 — 9am – 2pm

  • “St. Clair West: The Growth of a Streetcar Suburb” Walking Tour: September 15, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    • Donations are encouraged.
    • Visit some of the area’s sites of historic and architectural significance, including the Wychwood Car Barns, streetcar maintenance buildings which now house a lively arts and community centre.
    • Tour Leaders are Diana Sernick and Sheryl Mitchell, Wychwood Barns Community Association.
    • Length: Approx. 2 hours.
    • Focus: Historical, architectural.

  • Silent Film at Wychwood Theatre: September 14, 2:30 pm and September 15, 4 pm
    • Where: Wychwood Theatre, Artscape Wychwood Barns
    • In honour of the Centennial, Silent Sundays @ the Revue Cinema brings a silent film (featuring streetcars of course!) to the Wychwood Theatre featuring live accompaniment by musicians William O’Meara and Tania Gill.
    • Please click here for more info about this silent film.
  • ST. CLAIR WEST “ROCKIN’ THE ROCKET” SIDEWALK SALE + CELEBRATIONS: September 14 – 15, noon – 5pm
    • Stroll along St. Clair Ave. W. from Bathurst St. to Dufferin St. and enjoy live music, characters in period costume, window displays, commemorative food & drink, and more.
    • Hosted by the area’s three Business Improvement Associations.

Re-Branded Exhibit

FREE Admission

September 13 – 18, 2013

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Opening Reception: Friday September 13th 7-11pm

Project Gallery
1109 Queen Street East
Queen Street East and Caroline Avenue
Map to this event

Website: www.projectgallerytoronto.com
Email: info@projectgallerytoronto.com
Phone: 416-315-1192

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You’re Invited: Toronto Events – July 13-27 + Road Closures – July 13-14 & 27, 2013

There are summer events happening in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from July 13 to July 27,

  • Most events are FREE.

This video presents “hondaindytoronto.”

Honda Indy Weekend

  • Experience the intensity of The Honda Indy Toronto taking place July 12-14 on the streets of downtown Toronto.
  • There is something for the whole family to enjoy with their new festival atmosphere, including:
    • craft beer & food
    • adrenaline packed stunt shows and competitions
    • charity events
    • celebrity appearances
    • interactive activities
    • live entertainment.

This video presents “Salsa on St Clair Toronto (HD) CCTV.”

9th Annual Salsa on St. Clair

FREE Admission

Saturday July 13th, 2013 (From noon – until 11pm)
Sunday July 14th, 2013 (From noon – until 9pm)

St. Clair Ave West from Winona Drive to Christie Street

  • TLN Telelatino, the Hillcrest Village BIA and the City of Toronto have once again joined forces to present Canada’s largest Latino-themed street festival which has attracted millions of salsa lovers to the streets of Toronto since it’s launch in 2005.

You’re Invited: Celebrate Simcoe Day at Fort York in Toronto Aug.6, 2012

This video presents “Fort York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada”:

  • “Toronto’s historic Fort York has the largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings in Canada.
  • Over 200 volunteers come from all over North America to provide battle re-enactments, military drills, parades and other colorful activities.
  • The fort itself was an important harbor defense until 1888 and was in military use until World War II.
  • On the grounds are poignant remnants of early military life”

Simcoe Day Celebration

at Fort York National Historic Site

FREE Family Admission

250 Fort York Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Monday, August 6, 2012

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

City Building: Simcoe to Skyscrapers (Walking Tour) 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Come learn about the birthplace of modern Toronto and thrill to the sounds of musketry, cannons and the fife and drum:

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You’re Invited: Commemorative Exhibit of Scarborough – Toronto Terry Fox Run

City of Toronto Archives Presents

Commemorative Exhibit: Scarborough Welcomes Terry Fox

FREE Admission

Starts 12 Noon on September 19, 2011

September 19 – September 30

Rotunda of the Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Dr.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Monday Through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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