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March 30 Town Hall Meeting: The Greenbelt Needs You! March 13, 2015

The Greenbelt is under threat and it needs you on March 30 to tell the Provincial Government to make sure the Greenbelt not only survives but thrives.

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Did your Councillor stand up for you? March 11, 2015

On Tuesday night, Toronto's City Councillors and the Mayor literally stood up to show their support or disregard for polluter pays.

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Subcommittee on Climate Change Hears from Toronto Residents, Businesses and Organizations March 06, 2015

On March 2nd, City Council chambers were packed with people from across Toronto sharing their ideas about what our city can do about climate change. With over 50 deputations, the Subcommittee meeting lasted from 7 pm until midnight!

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Let's Show the Greenbelt some Love March 02, 2015

On Saturday, February 28th, the world-famous Greenbelt turned 10. While many of us were celebrating 10 years of protection of valuable farmland, ecological spaces and recreational spaces, others are looking at what they can do to undermine the Greenbelt and return to the days of making money from urban sprawl. 

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Polluters should pay February 25, 2015

Toronto Water doesn't just make sure our tap water keeps flowing. The water department provides important services like sewage treatment to clean up polluted water before it gets released into Lake Ontario.

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TEA Prepares for City's Climate Change Committee February 25, 2015

On March 2nd, the city's new Climate Change Committee will meet for the first time. The public is invited to attend and express their ideas about what the city should do to cut greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the city. 

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Welcome to TEA's new website! February 18, 2015

We hope you enjoy TEA's new website! Our new site is designed to make it as easy as possible for you to take action, and to learn about what we're doing!

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Outreach across TO in 2014 February 17, 2015

TEA volunteers and staff host and attend events in communities across Toronto throughout the year.

Check out the map to see where we went in 2014!

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SPROUT: Etobicoke South Community Conversation February 12, 2015

Attention South Etobicoke residents: Attend Live Green Toronto's upcoming community meeting on air quality! 

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New Provincial Climate Change Consultation Needs a City Focus February 12, 2015

On Thursday, Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change announced a new round of public consultations focusing on how to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and get Ontario ready for climate change. 

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Decision on Scarborough Subway Should Be Revisited February 10, 2015

Recently, there has been a lot of media attention about potential problems with the proposed Scarborough Subway. This attention is good.

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How Transit Fares in the 2015 Budget February 09, 2015

It's a "good news-bad news" budget for transit. 

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A Look Back at TEA’s Work on Local Food February 05, 2015

Do you have two minutes to learn about local food procurement in Toronto? TEA’s Executive Director Franz Hartmann was featured in a short video series on Local Food Learners – Better Health, Economy and Environment.

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TEA Talks to the City Budget Committee February 05, 2015

On February 2nd, TEA Executive Director Franz Hartmann commented on the proposed 2015 City Budget to Budget Committee. Below are his comments.

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Threats to the Greenbelt February 03, 2015

The Province of Ontario will soon launch a review of Ontario's world-famous Greenbelt. As we prepare for the review, it's important to focus on the biggest threats to the Greenbelt and make sure they are addressed.

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Council Watch - Dollars and Sense February 02, 2015

In this issue of Council Watch, TEA gives you a preview of what to expect from City Council's 2015 budget. And we've got some exciting updates from our campaigns.

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2015 Local Air Quality Study Locations Unveiled! January 12, 2015

It was just announced at Toronto City Hall that 3 Local Air Quality Studies will get started this year, covering 9 City Wards!

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Council Watch - Green Schemes for 2015 January 12, 2015

In this issue of Council Watch, TEA would like to wish you a very Happy New Year and tell you what's in store for 2015.

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Councillors Create new Climate Change Committee January 12, 2015

Earlier today, Councillors on the City's Parks and Environment Committee made history by establishing the city's first Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Subcommittee to focus on what Toronto can do to get the city ready for climate change. 

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Long Term Waste Plan - Jan 2015 update January 09, 2015

What do Torontonians think about waste? In the summer of 2014, the City held four Public consultation sessions, attended events and took a survey of public ideas and thoughts on dealing with Toronto's waste for the next 50 years.

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