The 2023 Mayoral election is heating up. As you get ready to vote on the June 26th election day (or the advance polls from June 8-13), new platform ideas are coming out from candidates every day.
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The May City Council meeting was jam packed with climate and environmental items. Here’s a rundown on what happened.
Toronto's mayoral election is an opportunity to advance and accelerate environmental action. We’re looking for Toronto’s next Mayor to bring new energy and ideas to Toronto at a critical window for equitable environmental and climate action.
As of today Monday March 27, 2023, TEA’s new office will be located at:
Toronto Environmental Alliance
Centre for Social Innovation
192 Spadina Ave.
TEA and TTCriders have gotten City Hall to move forward on a new funding source for transit.
On Tuesday, January 10, the 2023 city budget was released, which lays out the year’s spending on everything from bike lanes to sewers. While this budget is bigger than ever before, it’s missing vital support to meet the growing climate, affordability, housing, transit, food security, and other big challenges that we face today.
On December 13th, TEA and the Reusable Toronto initiative hosted an online event, focused on how Toronto can ditch the disposables and make the shift towards reusables and a waste-free city!
In June 2022, the Canadian government passed a ban on some single-use plastics - including plastic bags, cutlery, foam and black plastic containers.
On December 5th, TEA and our community of supporters, collaborators, funders and allies came together for an evening of celebration. Check out the evening's highlights in photos.
Each year at the annual Greener City Celebration, TEA presents the Greener City For All Award. This award celebrates the success and hard work of community organizations and individuals that are creating a greener and more equitable city.
On November 28, despite weeks of strong opposition across Ontario, Doug Ford’s conservative government pushed Bill 23 through the Ontario legislature.
Join the Reusable Toronto initiative for an online event, focused on how Toronto can ditch the disposables and make the shift towards reusables and a waste-free city!
Why we need to fight back against Bill 23, Premier Ford’s new ‘housing’ bill
Now that the election is over, it’s time to look forward to the next four years, and hold our new City Council accountable to their commitments.
We're happy to say that a majority of Toronto's new Council took TEA's Greener City For All election pledge, committing to key actions. See who took the pledge below.
Moving our city towards a zero waste future is good for people, the environment and local businesses. Next in our series on the election and the issues at stake, our Waste Campaigner Emily Alfred dives into the big opportunities for Toronto’s next City Council to shift Toronto towards reusables.
In 2021, Toronto passed a bold new climate plan - but how do we fund the transformation to a net zero city? To kick off our series on the environmental issues at stake in Toronto’s municipal election, we dive into how Toronto’s next City Council can use new climate funding tools to transform Toronto into the sustainable, healthy and equitable city we deserve.
Next month, we’ll head to the polls for the municipal election. This election is important: who we elect to City Council will hold power at City Hall during a critical window to act on the climate crisis, make Toronto more resilient to climate impacts like extreme heat and flooding, and create a local circular economy.
TEA's 2021 Annual Report is here! Read the report, which includes wins and highlights from our campaigns, advocacy and community projects over the past year.