June 4, 2013 Not Far From the Tree utilizes Toronto’s forgotten harvest to raise awareness about local produce, and the unique eco-system here in southern Ontario.
May 19, 2013 Torontonian Gil Peñalosa gives advice to decision-makers and communities on how to create vibrant cities and healthy communities where people of all ages can walk, bike and take public transit safely and conveniently.
May 13, 2013 Alice Casselman has dedicated her life to teaching students about the environment and the impact of climate change.
May 10, 2013 Flavia Genovese and Dona Geagea are creating futures for youth from the past by upcycling old mason jars.
May 8, 2013 Alex Escobar once only quested for the respect of the streets. Now, the 17-year-old, straight-A-student seeks respect from his community and peers through his volunteering, academic excellence and drive to succeed. In honour of his momentous change Alex has been awarded one of Louise Russo’s 2013 Youth Awards.
May 6, 2013 This ninety-three year old’s service in the war and to Toronto and the TTC take on a tangible existence through his collection of antiques and creations.
April 30, 2013 When most of us think about going green, we think of changing our lifestyle to leave less of a carbon foot print, or we look around at our environment and think of ways to clean, and preserve our unique eco-systems. But have you ever looked up? In 1997 Steven Peck did, and he has been leading the green roofing movement in North America ever since.
April 25, 2013 Congratulations to Cheryl Stoneburgh, founder of Basketeers, on receiving the 2013 YWCA Women of Distinction Award for Volunteering for her work in helping women in shelters as they prepare to get started on their own.