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2017 Green Communities Award Winners Announced

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

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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.

Find out how you can participate

Healthy Kids' Veggie & Fruit Pop-Up debuts

Open Streets Aurora gives way for pedestrians

Climatewise Founding Members

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!

Upcoming Healthy Kids events

Rain Barrel Sale extended

Order by Tuesday, June 6

Pick-up Saturday, June 10 (10:am to 2:pm)

You now have until Tuesday, June 6 to take advantage of our great savings on rain barrels. Order online today. Pick-up Saturday, June 10 (10:am to 2:pm) at Windfall Ecology Centre in Aurora.

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ClimateWise celebrates Founding Members

Evening of Recognition celebration for business sustainability

Climatewise Founding Members

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!

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Windfall Centre receives Aurora's Green Award

Town of Aurora's 2017 Community Recognition Awards held last night

Windfall Centre's Managing Director Jen Atkinson accepting Aurora's Green Award

Windfall Ecology Centre was honoured with the 2017 Green Award last night at Aurora Town Hall. The award recognizes Windfall Centre's programs that are leading the way in creating a greener community.

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MPP Chris Ballard visits Windfall Centre

Province supporting climate action in Newmarket-Aurora

MPP Chris Ballard at Windfall Centre

MPP Chris Ballard at Windfall Centre to talk about Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and to recognize the great work ClimateWise Business Network is doing. ClimateWise has engaged almost 6500 members of the York Region business community in reducing their carbon emissions so far.

Read The Auroran article

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Windfall Centre's Rain Barrel Sale is Back

Order discounted rain barrels online

Prices start at $60 per barrel

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)

Pickup at Windfall Ecology Centre in Aurora:

93A Industrial Parkway South
Aurora, Ontario
L4G 3V5

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New Fall Festival Coming to Windfall Ecology Centre

Celebrating Diversity: Food, Land and People

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Windfall Executive Director Brent Kopperson with Ontario Minister of Housing, Chris Ballard, MPP, at the announcement of a new Windfall festival
Windfall Executive Director Brent Kopperson (left) with Ontario Minister of Housing, Chris Ballard, MPP — at the announcement of a new Windfall festival.

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.

Details will be announced in the coming months.

Read the full story in The Auroran