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Windfall Centre is hiring
Looking for experience in energy efficiency, events and sales
Windfall Ecology Centre is hiring for two programs, Energy Efficiency and the ClimateWise Business Network. Windfall will be looking at bringing on an Energy Efficiency Specialist for the Energy Program, a Marketing and Sales Coordinator for ClimateWise and an Events and Communications Coordinator to support both ClimateWise and Windfall.
Setting a sustainability target is the first step in tracking and moving forward with your green objectives. On June 29th, ClimateWise hosted a workshop for its Founding Members on how to set a carbon emissions target and how to determine what a relevant target looks like for your team.
Harry French joins as the new Manager of ClimateWise
The ClimateWise Business Network is pleased to introduce Harry French as the Manager, ClimateWise Business Network (CBN). Their members' ability to stay competitive in a changing business climate is critical; Harry will draw his experience to facilitate them through a target-setting process to meet this goal.
Helen Doyle receives award for Outstanding Board Person
The GC Awards were announced at Green Communities Canada's Annual General Meeting on June 19. Helen Doyle has served as Board Secretary on the Windfall Ecology Centre Board of Directors for 14 years and was recognized for her leading role in guiding the strategic direction of the organization.
New incentives for home energy upgrades
Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000
Qualified home owners can now earn up to $1,600 plus bonus incentives for making eligible energy efficiency improvements to their homes through the Enbridge Home Energy Conservation Program. Additional incentives are now available for electrically heated homes.
Activate Aurora's Open Streets Aurora closed off downtown roads to make way for walking, dancing, basketball, badminton, and a whole lot of fun. Healthy Kids unveiled their mobile Veggie & Fruit Pop-Up alongside Carrot the mascot to give away healthy snacks and remind kids to eat veggies and fruit every day!
Evening of Recognition celebration for business sustainability
The ClimateWise Business Network's first Annual Evening of Recognition was a fantastic success, with members and supporters of ClimateWise, as well as community leaders in business sustainability, celebrating the achievements and growth of the network since its 2016 launch. Thank you to keynote speaker David Miller and Platinum Event Sponsor KPMG for their support!
Rain barrels are an excellent way to collect free rainwater for future use on gardens and lawns. Using rain barrels helps prevent flooding and keep our local waterways clean by slowing down the flow of stormwater. Supplies are limited so don't miss this great opportunity for big savings on Rain Barrels!
Order Today — Pick up Saturday June 10, 2017 (10:am – 2:pm)
New Fall Festival Coming to Windfall Ecology Centre
Celebrating Diversity: Food, Land and People
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Windfall Ecology Centre throws open its doors for a new fall festival at Sheppard's Bush... but 2017 is no ordinary year. This fall, we celebrate 150 years of Canada's diverse natural heritage: Food, Land and People.