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  • Reimagine`s Thing Library

    TREA is excited to engage with the start-up of Reimagine’s Thing Library in September. Just like a library is a place where you can borrow books, a Thing Library (also known as a library of things or a tool library) is a place where you can borrow things. The library will include a variety of things, such as gardening tools, kitchen tools, home renovation tools, and more! This library is for anyone who is looking ...

    Posted at September 13, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • London’s New Bike Lockers

    The City unveiled enclosed bike lockers at three locations on August 26 downtown to help provide cyclists a new secure space to park their bike – at the corner of Dundas and Wellington Street, the north end of Clarence Street (beside Victoria Park), and in the underground parking garage at the Covent Garden Market. At each bank of lockers, cyclists can rent four of the six parking spaces ...

    Posted at September 13, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Federal Election 2021

    Elections are just one way we can address the climate crisis. More policies and laws that protect nature, give land back to Indigenous communities and reduce emissions are needed. London Environment Network has set up a template for Londoners to customize and make climate change the number one issue of this election. Please visit this link and send a note to the candidates in your riding ...

    Posted at September 13, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IPCC 2021 Report

    Assembled by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — a team of more than 200 scientists — their latest report represents a sweeping analysis of thousands of studies published over the past eight years as people the world over suffer record-shattering temperatures and deadly extreme weather, from catastrophic wildfires to monsoon rains to extreme drought. Canada is warming at twice the global average. Please share and ...

    Posted at August 29, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Trea`s New Board

    TREA is welcoming the spring with a new Board of Directors resulting from the March AGM. Peter Ferguson – President Jim McKinna – Treasurer Carter Eady – Secretary Members at large – Caleigh Campbell, Noah Stokes, Ava Thompson, Gosse van Oosten Planning will soon be underway to make 2021 a memorable year for TREA, now 35 years young.

    Posted at July 8, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Every Child Matters

    There is one important sharing this week, one that touches hearts and should add momentum on the need for truth and reconciliation between Canada and First Nations: news from BC about 215 children interred with no accountability for their passing and no marker for remembrance. We express our sympathy, and desire to see and take greater efforts on this and similar First Nation issues that must be acknowledged, and where Canada needs to create new pathways.

    Posted at July 8, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Compost Awareness Week

    May 2-8 is International Compost Awareness Week. The Composting Council of Canada reminds us the benefits of composting include that: Composting Reduces Waste & Helps the Environment - The more kitchen and yard waste we compost, the less waste goes into our landfills. Keeping organic waste out of landfills reduces the production of methane, which is a greenhouse gas 30 times as potent as carbon dioxide. Using Compost Improves Soil & Plant Health - The application of quality compost ...

    Posted at May 5, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • World Water Day

    World Water Day is coming up March 22 and the UN World Water Development Report 2021 on 'Valuing Water' will be launched that day. Take action on the very real water inequities in our own backyard – from rural communities without protected drinking water sources to First Nations communities struggling with reliable access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water. Visit https://www.worldwaterday.org/

    Posted at April 5, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Taking Personal Policy Action

    The federal government is developing a Canada Water Agency. Check out their discussion paper ‘Toward the Creation of a Canada Water Agency' Give feedback by March 1, 2021 on how to maximize the benefits from these investments and respond to the highest priorities toward future freshwater challenges for Canada in their survey.

    Posted at February 16, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Vision Zero Road Safety Strategy

    The City is implementing an Area Speed Limits program lowering speed limits on roads with high levels of pedestrian and cycling activity. Visit their website to see what roads are being worked on during the first phase. Neighbourhood streets involved will have speed limit reduction to 40 km an hour. This is part of their Vision Zero Road Safety Strategy. The City has already reduced speeds on Dundas Place (Ridout to Wellington) now 30 km ...

    Posted at February 16, 2021 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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