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Windfall's bee-autiful pollinator garden

Frankie Flowers team helps build pollinator garden at Windfall Centre

Windfall's rain garden now has a new neighbour... a pollinating garden. Read the full story and see how easy it can be to plant your own bee and butterfly friendly garden.

Building a pollinator garden

Introducing the new power plant for your home

Test project coming to Ontario

PowerStream, Ontario’s second-largest municipally owned electric utility launched a pilot project this week that will see 20 residential properties in and around Richmond Hill equipped with solar panels and bookshelf-sized battery systems. Read the full story featuring Windfall Director Neetika Sathe...

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Aurora’s electric road show shows life in green lane

The Town of Aurora’s inaugural electric vehicle roadshow was more about bringing awareness to methods of sustainable transportation as it was about hopping behind the wheel for a test drive of several electric-powered and hybrid vehicles on hand at the Aurora Town Hall parking lot.

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Please Join Us to Celebrate 25 Years of STORM

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Windfall Ecology Centre, 93A Industrial Parkway South, Aurora ON

Save The Oak Ridges Moraine Coalition (STORM) has hit a quarter-century milestone of protecting and preserving Ontario’s environmentally sensitive Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM) and the Oak Ridges Moraine Partnership for 2015 (Earthroots, EcoSpark, Ontario Nature and STORM) will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Award Ceremony to celebrate.

To RSVP to this event please email or call 905.841.9200 by Sunday, September 13, 2015 (required).

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Will Ontario become a relic of the auto industry?

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner recently urged the province to up its game if it hopes to achieve its GHG emission reduction target.

Ontario is ideally positioned to be a leader in EV manufacturing, research and development, according to a recent study from Windfall Centre, which calls on the province to exploit its strengths and carve out an EV manufacturing node that will shore up its sagging auto sector. Missing the manufacturing opportunities presented by a transformative shift to low carbon vehicles would have dire economic consequences for Ontario’s labour market.

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Home Energy Loan Program Expands

All Toronto properties are now included

The City of Toronto's innovative Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) has expanded city-wide. Program eligibility will no longer be based on postal code, instead all Toronto properties are now included. 

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