Latest Updates

Power Boost Menu launched at local rec centres

Pilot project offers fresh and healthy options

Healthy Kids and the Town of Aurora have partnered to pilot the Power Boost Menu that gives families access to more vegetables and fruit as part of their meals and snacks. The menu is available from August until the end of October.

Read article here

Step into the past at the Sheppard House

Join us for Doors Open Aurora and our Nature Play Pop Up

Saturday, August 19th from 10am-4pm

Windfall Ecology Centre

Sheppard House

Explore the 1920's Charles Henry Sheppard House and grounds with guided tours at 1pm and 3pm. Kids can engage in creative outdoor play and get messy in the Healthy Kids adventure playground from 12-4pm. Test your pedal power with our bike-powered smoothie blender!

Event details

MPP Chris Ballard steps in as environment minister

Mini-cabinet shuffle announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne

Newmarket-Aurora MPP Chris Ballard will lead Ontario's fight against climate change as the new minister of environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and overseeing the province's transition to a low-carbon economy.

Read article here

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.

See all three job postings

Windfall hosts GHG target setting workshop

All Founding Members of ClimateWise in attendance

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.

Benefits of joining ClimateWise

Harry French joins ClimateWise 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.

Read more here

Healthy Kids #spotthecarrot summer photo contest

Win a 2-month Local Food Box prize

Spot Healthy Kids and Carrot at Aurora events all through summer

Spot the Carrot Contest

To enter, take a photo with Carrot, post it on Facebook or Twitter with #spotthecarrot and tag us @fitkidsaurora. Follow us to find out where Carrot will appear next. Happy snacking and snapping!

Contest poster and details

More updates

Windfall in the News

More Windfall in the news

New incentives for home energy upgrades

Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000

Qualified home owners can now earn up to $6,355 in 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.

Learn more: Windfall Home Energy Solutions