more grrreat Smogtown events

angela bischoff greenspi at
Sat Oct 27 21:18:35 EDT 2007

The last Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington Market is happening Sunday Oct.
28, all day. Join in the fun.


Help Deliver the Petition Car to Queen's Park!

Meet Wednesday, October 31 at 08:00 a.m. at Oxford and Augusta in
Kensington Market.

Join us for a New Orleans-style funeral procession with costumes, coffins
and music, as we push the Petition Car to the front door of the

"We, the undersigned, do hereby demand that not one more dollar go to
promote, support, or perpetuate car culture. We want bike lanes, public
transit & a train system. We want our public space back. We want local
food, clean air, sustainable industry, a livable future for our children &
and end to oil wars. We want to dance in the street. We want a government
that values life over money."

For friends and family who haven't yet signed the petition car,
come to P.S. Kensington this Sunday afternoon, October 28!
See you in the streets!


Despite all your best efforts, are you struggling to get enough of the
right kinds of clients for your green, holistic, local or "conscious
If so, sign up for The Radical Business Intensive with Tad Hargrave, 
Strategic Marketing for Social Entrepreneurs.
Nov. 1-4
at 215 Spadina

It’s a weekend long, content-rich, roll-up your sleeves, nuts and bolts
workshop on how you can grow your business and attract all of the right
kinds of clients for whatever you want to pay (and without sacrificing
your integrity).

Or check out an evening intro session: "The Way of the Radical Business".
For more info or to register:

Monday, Oct 29, 7-9pm:
Indoor Playground
364 Richmond St W (Richmond and Peter)

Tuesday, Oct 30, 7-9pm:
Ellington's Cafe,
805 St. Clair Avenue West

Thursday, Nov 1, 7-9pm:
Center for Social Innovation,
215 Spadina Avenue (4th floor)


Convenient Solutions for an Inconvenient Truth
See a live presentation of An Inconvenient Truth, and join your neighbours
to talk about how we can all be part of the climate change solution.
Date:  Thursday, November 8th
Time:  6:45 – 9:00 pm
Place: Oakwood Collegiate (southwest corner Oakwood & St. Clair, enter on
A member of Al Gore’s Climate Change Project will give a live but
abbreviated version of the slide show from An Inconvenient Truth, followed
by a panel discussion on how we can all get involved as individuals and as
a community in climate change solutions. You will leave with your own
personal action plan and information about the resources that are
available to help you.
 Bob McDonald, host of Quirks & Quarks, CBC Radio
 Chris Winter, Conservation Council of Ontario
 Franz Hartmann, Toronto Environmental Alliance
 Greg Labbe, Greensaver
 one other panelist to be determined
 Hosted by Green Neighbours 21 
 greenneighbours at


Toronto Dollar Supper Club invites you:

Former M.P. Dr. Lynn McDonald,
Social Scientist and Guelph University Professor
At the Hot House Café on Monday, November 12 at 6:00 pm

6:00 drinks and socializing
6:30 dinner and conversation
7:30 Social Change to Meet Climate Change
Followed by a Question and Answer Period

Information about Dr. McDonald: <>
Information about Toronto Dollar:
Hot House Café:

There will be ample opportunity to purchase Toronto Dollars to pay for
dinner and drinks that evening as well as to use later with local
merchants and restaurants.

Dinner is $25 including beverage, tax and gratuity.  There is a choice of
two salads and four main courses, including a vegetarian selection, plus
dessert and beverage.

RSVP to Marilyn Hotta by phone at 416-363-6012 or via email at
<mailto:hotta at>hotta at


Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN), in conjunction with the Art
Gallery of Ontario Youth Council, invites you to make the connection
between art and the environment.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 @ the Centre for Social Innovation
215 Spadina Avenue, 4th Floor 
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Come with cameras and prepare to be entertained. Join us for a fun and
truly interesting evening at this neato-building! There will also be
delightful vegetarian food available.

If you or your company would like to be a sponsor of the event by donating
an art piece, book, magazine, or what-have-you, kindly see the attached
letter. (Note: The estimate for attendees is on the conservative side -
after all, we are conservationists at heart.)

In any case, we look forward to seeing you at this spectacular event!
Check WHEN's website in the next few weeks for more details ˜

Interested in learning more about environmental links to health?

Check out Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN)


KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
(Toronto Committees)

Presents a Public Forum
with award-winning Canadian journalist and author

Hugh McCullum

"High and Dry:
The Environmental Cost of Alberta Oil Sands Development”
Friday, Nov. 16, 2007
7.15 – 9.00 P.M.

U. of T. Pharmacy Building, Rm B150
(144 College Street, Queen’s Park subway)

A donation will be collected to help cover costs.

For further information on this or other local Kairos activities
call (416) 657-8345.

Is it not the rich who oppress you, is it not they who drag you into court?
(James 2:6b, RSV)


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