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Cutting Environmental Services Won’t Save City Money

For Immediate Release
September 13, 2011

Toronto: Cuts to key environmental services announced yesterday, including Community Environment Days, the Toronto Atmospheric Fund and the Toronto Environment Office, will do nothing to reduce the so-called “spending problem” Mayor Ford uses to justify the cuts, says a local environment group.

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Programs that protect the environment are the only “gravy” consultants can find

For Immediate Release
July 14, 2011

Toronto: Today, consultants hired by the city identified a host of environmental programs that clean the air, cut energy use and protect the urban forest as programs to be cut to save the City money.

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TTC Riders Make History and Launch Toronto’s first member-based Transit Group

For Immediate Release

Toronto: Yesterday evening over 70 TTC Riders came to North York Civic Centre to make history by launching the city’s first-ever member-based transit advocacy group.

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New Study: City report over-estimates savings from privatizing waste collection, puts services at risk

May 9, 2011
For Immediate Release

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Environmental Group to Councillors: It’s your job to safeguard waste diversion programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 26, 2011

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Secret Garbage Privatization Deal Poised to Hurt the Environment

For Immediate Release
April 19, 2011

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Community Leaders tell Torontonians: The Mayor’s Transit Plan Snubs Suburbs!

For Immediate Release
April 1, 2011

Toronto: Community leaders representing people who live and work in Toronto’s suburbs got together today to send a clear message to their suburban neighbours: the Mayor’s new transit plan will do nothing to relieve traffic congestion and crowded buses in Toronto’s suburbs.

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Don’t Let First Impressions Fool You: Mayor’s Transit Plan Snubs Suburbs

For Immediate Release
March 31, 2011

Toronto: The Mayor’s new transit expansion plan - contrary to first impressions - snubs Toronto’s suburbs. People along Finch West and those who live in east-end Scarborough get no relief from congestion and overcrowded buses. And people who live close to Sheppard Avenue will have to sacrifice single family homes and small businesses for 40 storey skyscrapers to pay for a subway.

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“Backroom” Deal Leaves Suburbs Without Any New Provincially Funded Transit

For Immediate Release 
March 7, 2011

“Backroom” Deal Leaves Suburbs Without Any New Provincially Funded Transit

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