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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 was at Windfall Centre to talk about Ontario's Action Plan for Climate change 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.

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ClimateWise Evening of Recognition

Wednesday, May 31st, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre, North York

Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre

Join ClimateWise in celebrating sustainability leadership at the first annual Evening of Recognition. The special event will now be held at the brand new Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in North York with keynote speaker David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada. Come for electric vehicle test drives, celebrate sustainability leadership and network over food and drinks.

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Windfall Centre and Healthy Kids at the Eco Festival

Festival drew families eager to connect with local environmental initiatives

Windfall Ecology Centre at the Aurora Eco Festival

On Saturday, April 29th, Windfall Centre and Healthy Kids took part in Aurora's Eco Festival at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex. Families took away inspiration for how to save energy, harness rain water and some great prizes. Healthy Kids gave away 300 pieces of fruit to eager and happy kids and families.

Windfall Ecology Centre's rain barrel sale is back

Order discounted rain barrels online now

Rain barrels are an excellent way to collect free rainwater for future use on gardens and lawns. Using them helps slow down the flow of stormwater on your property and keeps our local waterways clean. Orders must be placed by Friday June 2nd and picked up on Saturday June 10th between 10:00am - 2:00pm at Windfall Ecology Centre, Aurora. Prices begin at $60 per barrel.

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Windfall Ecology Centre is hiring

Energy Advisor

Training available

If you are a Certified Energy Advisor or Registered Energy Advisor, a renovator or contractor, or if you have specialized knowledge about building science or energy-efficient building practices, you may wish to investigate the possibility of becoming a residential energy efficiency advisor.

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Windfall Centre's Rain Barrel Sale is Back

Order discounted rain barrels online

Prices start at $60 per barrel

Orders must be placed by Friday June 2, 2017

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 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

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.

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