Run for Biodiversity (Halifax) – May 17-19, 2013
Run wild for food and farmers in the Halifax Run for Biodiversity, and help support USC Canada's work with seed-saving farmers in remote regions of Ethiopia. Find out more and email R4B@usc-canada.org for more detailed information.
Grey to Green Conference – May 21-22, 2013
Grey to Green: A Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Conference is taking place in Toronto this May. Come learn about the economics of living systems like green roofs, wetlands, porous paving systems and more. Find out more and register today.
Connect Beauty – May 22, 2013
Just in time for the new season, the third annual Connect Beauty fashion event will celebrate the glamorous, natural and eco-conscious trends of summer 2013. Presented by the Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) and Fashion Takes Action (FTA), Connect Beauty will showcase sustainable, toxic-free beauty. Find out more and buy tickets.
Artscape Salon 2013 – May 22, 2013
Attend this Toronto picnic in the park to support Artscape and creative placemaking. Artscape is a not-for-profit organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Find out more about this cool event, which features a lively cocktail reception, sit-down dinner and inspiration from all corners of the arts and cultural industries.
Run for Biodiversity (Ottawa) – May 25-26, 2013
Run wild for food and farmers in the Ottawa Run for Biodiversity, and help support USC Canada's work with seed-saving farmers in remote regions of Ethiopia. Find out more and email R4B@usc-canada.org for more detailed information.
Project Ecosphere – May 25-26, 2013
Project Ecosphere, held in Montreal, is Quebec’s number one environmental event with more than 190 exhibitors and 40 conferences. It’s an environmental and green building fair which brings together many environmental and sustainable development actors. Find out more—admission is FREE.
Taste of the Food Terminal – May 25, 2013
The Ontario Food Terminal (Toronto) is opening its doors to the public for one day only! You’ll be able to sample and buy the freshest fruit and vegetables around and meet some of the good folks behind your source of fresh. There will also be plenty of interactive fun games for the kids. Find out more and buy tickets!
Doors Open on Toronto’s Waterfront – May 25-26, 2013
On May 25th and 26th, the doors open on Toronto’s Waterfront! Take part in free dockside tours and attend Gangways Open showcasing over 30 unique ships, including the 16-vessel Toronto Police Unit and the William Lyon Mackenzie Fire Boat. Plus, see Toronto on the Water, a unique photo exhibit that features over 100 archival images depicting the history of the city’s waterfront. Find out more about this exciting event.
Bike to Work Day – May 27, 2013
Celebrate this sustainable and healthy option for commuting on Bike to Work Day! Visit the Bike Month 2013 website for all the information you need to get going, and pledge to ride. You could win one of FOUR amazing prizes! Find out more about this cool day going on in the Toronto/Hamilton region (though you can make it happen just about anywhere!).
Bike Month – May 27-June 30, 2013
Ride on Monday, May 27 for Bike to Work Day and celebrate Bike Month until the end of June! Find out more about this community celebration of cycling, happening right across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area this year, and find an event near you.
Pathways 2 Sustainability – May 29-31, 2013
Come participate in frank discussions about the sustainable future for both Calgary, Alberta, and Canada redefined through innovation and leadership. Featuring over ten keynote speakers, this event is a must-attend for those interested in community sustainability. Find out more and register to take part.
Graze the Bench – June 1-2, 2013
Sip. Savour. Groove. Graze the Bench has quickly become one of the most popular events in wine country. This cluster of boutique wineries offer not only some of the most celebrated wines in Ontario, but unforgettable vistas of rolling vineyards and Lake Ontario. In partnership with a collection of Niagara’s best chefs and live bands, this is a wine event that will become a perennial date on your calendar. Learn more and buy tickets.
Carbon Professional Path – Fast Track – June 4-5, 2013
Attend this two day ‘Carbon Professional Path – Fast Track’ sustainability course held in Toronto, leading to CSA Group’s globally recognized, professional GHG Inventory Quantifier Certification. Find out more and register now.
2013 Drive Electric Conference – June 7, 2013
The Windfall Centre is presenting an exciting electric mobility conference as a lead up to their 12th annual Windfall Ecology Festival in Newmarket, ON. The conference will look at a full range of electric mobility topics, from where Ontario stands to government incentives to EV charging options. See the full agenda and register now.
Windfall Ecology Festival – June 8-9, 2013
Newmarket’s 12th annual Windfall Ecology Festival focuses on environmental awareness in all aspects, from energy and water conservation, sustainable energies, lifestyle, health and wellness and much more. Through exhibitions, workshops, music and food visitors are offered a hands on opportunity to learn more about eco-friendly and health-conscientious options. Learn more and register.
Accelerate: Collaborating for Sustainability Conference – June 10-11, 2013
Join over 200 leaders, social innovators and decision makers as we explore how to effectively collaborate to create a sustainable future. Hear from world class sustainability experts, network with other professionals and collaborate and share your expertise. Find out more and register now.
Earth Day Gala – June 12, 2013
Attend the 10th annual Earth Day Canada Gala in Toronto. Connect with a crowd of hundreds from the environment, business and arts communities for an evening that celebrates environmental leadership and world-class food, comedy and entertainment. Find out more and buy your tickets now!
How a Culture of Innovation Drives Sustainability at BASF – June 12, 2013
A part of the Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series, this event is a rare opportunity to hear directly from the VP of Innovation and Technology at the world’s leading chemical company. Learn how it focuses its innovation machine to solve some of society’s most pressing needs. Find out more and register now.
Canada Green Building Council Chapter Barbeque – June 18, 2013
Join the CGBC at this networking event to welcome summer! Hosted on the green roof of the George Brown Waterfront Campus in Toronto, highlights will include delicious local food, cash bar and live music. Find out more and register now.
ACE Bakery Artisan Incubator – June 21-22, 2013
The ACE Bakery Artisan Incubator is a celebration of the joys of artisan food, the importance of local and sustainable food producers, and the vital contribution of artisan entrepreneurs to communities across Canada. Food artisans across Canada are invited to submit their profiles at ACEBakery.com until February 15. Twenty artisans will be selected and brought to Toronto for a public showcase to recognize and honour their skill and dedication. The Artisan Incubator will celebrate their craft, introduce their foods to a wider public and share business building ideas. Artisans along with tastemakers will present workshops that highlight recipes, techniques and stories related to their craft. Workshops will take place over June 21 and 22, 2013. Find out more about this exciting event!
Run for Biodiversity (Vancouver) – June 23, 2013
Run wild for food and farmers in the Vancouver Run for Biodiversity, and help support USC Canada’s work with seed-saving farmers in remote regions of Nepal. Find out more and email R4B@usc-canada.org for more detailed information.
EPIC Sustainable Living Festival – July 6-7, 2013
Mark your calendars for the EPIC Sustainable Living Festival in Vancouver, B.C. It’s an outdoor summer festival celebrating sustainability, culture and community. Find out more or purchase your tickets now.
The Natural Step Level 2 Sustainability Course – July 10, 2013
Sustainability has the potential to drive innovation and value creation for businesses and communities around the world. The Natural Step Canada’s Level 2 Sustainability Course: Deep Dive into Application and Practice is designed for sustainability professionals and those looking to enable sustainability-related change processes. Held in Toronto, it’s a must-attend. Find out more and register now.
The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) is thrilled to present an intimate and very special night with humanitarian, global physician, writer and Nobel Prize winner Dr. James Orbinski. Find out more about this exciting event; proceeds will support the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment.
International Conference on Environmental Pollution & Remediation – July 15-17, 2013
ICEPR’13, held in Toronto, will bring together the Canadian and International community working in the field of environmental sciences, engineering and technology, and to foster and environment conducive to present advances in this field. Find out more and register to take part.