2012! Happy New Year!

Wishing our readers a better, healthier, and Happier New Year 2012! It’s been an amazing year! Thank you for your marvellous help; together we had accomplished so much as well as made great differences as follows:

Statement from the Minister of the Environment: Ontario’s Mega Quarry

This is an update to my previous blogs: Urgent Call for Canadians: Four Days Left to Speak Out on Ontario’s Mega Quarry! Please Request an Environmental Assessment on Ontario’s Mega Quarry Before July 11, 2011 Green Neighbours 21: Green Action Groups & Events in the Summer Here is the Minister of the Environment’s recent reply… Continue reading Statement from the Minister of the Environment: Ontario’s Mega Quarry

Changes to Ontario’s Drive Clean for Canadian Motorists: Effective Today

This is an update to my previous blog Ontario’s Drive Clean Test Exemptions of Vehicles Less Than Seven Years Old, September 1, 2011. Effective today the following changes to Drive Clean will save Canadians in Ontario time and money as well as protect the air we breathe by improving the quality of our air via… Continue reading Changes to Ontario’s Drive Clean for Canadian Motorists: Effective Today

Your Canadian Water Quality: Ontario’s Report

The summer’s sweltering heat certainly makes us drink lots of water. And are you wondering about the quality of Canadian water in your glass? According to the following stats from the Chief Drinking Water Inspector’s Annual Report 2009 – 2010, your municipal residential drinking water systems are delivering safe, high quality tap water: 99.88 per… Continue reading Your Canadian Water Quality: Ontario’s Report

Please Request an Environmental Assessment on Ontario’s Mega Quarry Before July 11, 2011

The North Dufferin Agricultural Community Taskforce (NDACT) is a local citizens’ group fighting an aggregate license application by US-based hedge fund company, The Highland Companies, to mine for Amabel Dolostone (limestone) in the Township of Melancthon, Ontario, Canada. The proposed Mega Quarry would be the second largest in North America and the largest in Canada.… Continue reading Please Request an Environmental Assessment on Ontario’s Mega Quarry Before July 11, 2011

Ontario’s Drive Clean Test Exemptions of Vehicles Less Than Seven Years Old, September 1, 2011

As an Ontario driver, you will be pleased to know that you can save some money and time through the proposed provincial changes to Drive Clean Testing program which will continue helping to protect the environment. Effective September 1, 2011, Ontario Drive Clean Testing will have the following exemptions on vehicles from being tested as… Continue reading Ontario’s Drive Clean Test Exemptions of Vehicles Less Than Seven Years Old, September 1, 2011

Earth Day as Celebrated by HuffPost Green, Google and Ontario Canada

Today is Earth Day, April 22. Earth Day started 41 years ago to raise awareness of  “environmental challenges that abound as our daily actions pollute and degrade the fragile environment that humans and wildlife depend on to survive.” HuffPost Green, Google and Ontario (Canada) are celebrating Earth Day 2011 with you as follows.