Earth Day Canada’s Hometown Heroes Awards recognize and celebrate environmental leadership
TORONTO, June 1, 2017: Earth Day Canada (EDC), with support from the RBC Foundation, Mill Street Brewery and UFile, is pleased to announce that Emmanuelle Melis (Youth) of Toronto, Ont.; Jean Hall-Armstrong (Individual) of Thunder Bay, Ont.; The Riverwood Conservancy (Group) of Mississauga, Ont.; Fresh City Farms (Small Business) of Toronto, Ont.; and David Gordon (Teacher) of Toronto, Ont., have been selected as EDC’s 2017 Hometown Heroes Award Winners.
10 schools share $250,000 in new technology from Staples Canada for their environmental projects
TORONTO, April 5, 2017: Staples Canada reveals today the names of 10 schools that have each won $25,000 in new technology as part of an annual contest that recognizes inspiring projects Canadian schools implement in support of the environment.
Earth Day Canada asks everyone to #EarthPLAY for Earth Day (April 22) 2017
TORONTO, March 30, 2017: National organization launches new EarthPLAY program dedicated to putting outdoor play back into childhood.
Award program for Canada’s local environmental heroes expands to include teachers
TORONTO, December 6, 2016: Earth Day Canada is launching this year’s Hometown Heroes Award Program and is asking for nominations to help find Canada’s leaders in sustainability.
Calling all Ecovators! The Staples Superpower your School Contest is Now Accepting Entries
TORONTO, December 1, 2016: Ten environmentally conscious schools across the country will each earn $25,000 worth of new technology from Staples Canada as part of the retailer’s Superpower your School Contest.
Call2Recycle and EcoKids Battery Busters declare Spring Cleaning Contest Results
TORONTO, June 15, 2016: Goals surpassed in the first Canada-wide recycling contest, as schools collect 30,439 kg – the weight of a humpback whale – in used batteries.
$250,000 Worth of Technology Products Awarded to 10 Environmentally Conscious Schools across Canada
TORONTO, April 22, 2016: Staples Canada announced today the winners of the 2016 Superpower Your School Contest. The contest, held in collaboration with Earth Day Canada.
Earth Day Canada celebrates 25 years with ambitious “crowdplanting” campaign, new Earth Flag, forest-bathing installation and more.
TORONTO, April 4, 2016: Organization announces action-packed Earth Month agenda, asking Canadians to start #Rooting4Trees and support real action on climate change.
100 Environmentally Conscious Schools Closer to $25,000 Worth of Technology
TORONTO, March 10, 2016: Staples Canada today announced the 100 regional finalists for the 2016 Superpower Your School Contest. The contest, held in collaboration with Earth Day Canada, was open to publicly-funded elementary and secondary schools across Canada and ran from December 3, 2015 to January 29, 2016.
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