March 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Clean up Sunday April 7th at Princess Point from 1:00 to 4:00.

Hey Everyone,

 
We had a brilliant day finishing the cleanup of Cootes Drive Turtle Nesting Area yesterday both in terms of weather and the work we got done.  42 garbage bags. 1 tire, and 1 shopping cart and one very clean turtle habitat.  Those short little legs won't have to climb over our garbage to create the next generation of turtles.  Thanks to all who came out - it was a lot of fun working with…
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Added by FixOurWorld on March 31, 2013 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Pyramid of Tires pulled out of Cootes and Grindstone

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To promote our big clean up of Cootes on Sunday March 1st, we took all except 50 of the 250 tires that were pulled out of Cootes and Grindstone watersheds last year to make our own tire pyramid. 

Barry Gray of the Spectator came down and shot this great video. 

Tys Theysmeyer, Head of Natural Lands for RBG was in the thick of it all and provided some insightful commentary.  Tys says that about 1000 tires have been…

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Added by FixOurWorld on March 12, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments

Pyramid of Tires pulled out of Cootes and Grindstone

Hi All,

To promote our big clean up of Cootes on Sunday March 1st, we took all except 50 of the 250 tires that were pulled out of Cootes and Grindstone watersheds last year to make our own tire pyramid. 

Barry Gray of the Spectator came down and shot this great video. 

Tys Theysmeyer, Head of Natural Lands for RBG was in the thick of it all and provided some insightful commentary.  Tys says that about 1000 tires have been…

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Added by FixOurWorld on March 12, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments

Top 10 Endangered Species

Scroll Down For Our 10 Most Endangered Animals List


Click links for more info and a short video on each species


1 Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

A North American bird so endangered it may actually be extinct…

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Added by FixOurWorld on March 9, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

The 5 Days for the Homeless campaign

The 5 Days for the Homeless campaign is an event that is put on by business schools across Canada. Its aim is to give back to the community surrounding us, with the focus being on youth shelters. The charity we work with is called the Notre Dame House which is a youth shelter in downtown Hamilton that offers many incredibly effective and valuable services to local youth. …
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Added by FixOurWorld on March 9, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments

The Harper government’s budget was set to become law

The Harper government’s budget was set to become law, after the Senate approved a second omnibus implementation bill on the last day of the 2012 parliamentary session.

By a vote of 50-27, the Senate passed the government’s second budget implementation bill Friday morning. The bill was then sent to the Governor General to be signed in to law. A royal assent ceremony was to take place soon thereafter.

It was the last vote in a long few days in the Senate, which also passed a bill…

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Added by FixOurWorld on March 1, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments

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