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Update - ClimateWise Evening of Recognition

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

Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre, North York

Exciting venue change

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.

Event details and registration

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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Aurora's Eco Festival

Saturday, April 29th, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Stronach Aurora Recreation Centre

Bring your families to this free Town of Aurora event sponsored by Healthy Kids and Windfall Centre. Test out an electric vehicle, explore booths from local environmental organizations, get your hands into fun kids activities, receive a free tree sapling, and take in a guest seminar. Come visit us at our booth!

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Choose to boost veggies and fruit

Healthy Kids Community Challenge takes on a new focus

From now until the end of 2017, Healthy Kids communities across Ontario will be focusing their efforts on helping kids eat more veggies and fruit. In Aurora, look out for a variety of food-focused initiatives, projects and events.

Full details

ClimateWise is hiring

Program Manager - ClimateWise Business Network

May start date

The ClimateWise Business Network is hiring a Program Manager to oversee the operations and development of the program. Duties involve coaching members with sustainability projects, managing program staff and championing sustainability within the business community in York Region.

Full details

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.

Full details

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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.

Read the full story in The Auroran