It’s a development so bright even the Vatican is keeping an eye on it. Woodbridge’s St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School officially launched its new solar photovoltaic system Monday. The system, which includes five solar panels arranged in the shape of a cross above the school’s main entrance, is the first of its kind in the York Catholic District School Board.
Plastic water bottles have been banished from city meetings.
Ash trees in the Weston Rd. and Hwy. 7 area are under attack by an invasive threat.
Ash trees in the Weston Rd. and Hwy. 7 area of Vaughan are under attack by an invasive threat. The emerald ash borer has been found in the area, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced Aug. 28.
Future looks bright for Your Solar Home after striking distribution deal with American utility Todd Kirkpatrick, a veteran of the high-tech world, went decidedly old school in 2000 when he bought Kerrydale Stables, a Muskoka-area commercial horse farm. It wasn’t long, however, before the long,
Council will move ahead with a plan to ban the use of cosmetic pesticides on private property after a unanimous vote Monday.
Councillors want to close a loophole in the city’s organic-waste strategy that exempts low-rise condominium and townhouse developers from including three-stream waste management in new projects.
York Region is holding a public meeting Tuesday to discuss the Community Environmental Centre proposed for an industrial expanse in the Hwy. 7 and Creditstone Rd. area.
A group of earthly angels and green prophets are looking to help a few Vaughan schools overcome the dull shades of concrete and asphalt in their schoolyards.
Standing like a candle on a cake, a precedent-setting Vaughan landmark celebrates its first birthday this week.
On Sept. 20, 2006, Maple Honda officially unveiled the 50-kilowatt windmill generator, the result of a partnership between local utility PowerStream, Honda Canada and Zanchin Automotive Group, owners of the dealership.
A recent award given to Vaughan confirms that the city is succeeding in bringing a bit of paradise back to its parking lots. Green Streets Canada, a program of the Ottawa-based non-profit Tree Canada Foundation, has recognized Vaughan for its urban forestry programs. Neighbouring community
Green bin, shmeen bin. Try heating the city with Lake Ontario and making garbage trucks run on fry oil
TORONTO The city recently released Change Is in the Air: Toronto’s Commitment to an Environmentally Sustainable Future, a wish list of ways Toronto hopes to reduce its environmental impact. But, as the frog says, it ain’t easy being green. The city is on its way,