What’s old is new again during curbside giveaway

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Vaughan’s first event welcomes spring cleaners and treasure hunters One person’s reusables is another person’s riches. The City of Vaughan is hosting a series of curbside giveaway events, which offer residents the chance to part with unwanted, gently used items and treasure hunters the opportunity to discover a few gems. The curbside giveaway weekends are […]

Planet Protector Academy comes to schools in Vaughan

The Planet Protector Academy, in collaboration with the City of Vaughan, is piloting an environmental outreach program at schools in Vaughan to engage students and families in reducing waste.  The program, ZERO HEROES, is a digital-led classroom activity for grades three to five that combines in-class learning about waste and consumption issues with at-home missions […]

You could save money with an electric vehicle

Electric vehicles (EVs) are making a splash these days. With the transportation sector accounting for more greenhouse gas emissions than iron, steel, cement and chemical industries combined, it’s time to think about how we can green our commutes. The transportation sector of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan is intended to help the province become a […]

Get active to help save the earth

Leading an active lifestyle is not only good for your health, it can also help save the earth. The transportation sector in Ontario contributes to a large percentage of our greenhouse gas emissions, with cars and trucks responsible for more than 70 per cent. Switching to active forms of transportation, such as walking and cycling, […]

What can you do to #ChangeClimateChange?

Our actions today will help define what tomorrow will look like for generations to come. Since 2007, the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour has inspired many environmental changes across the globe, including legislation and actions to protect forests, oceans and wildlife. Here are three things you can do to help #ChangeClimateChange: Reduce energy at home […]

Welcoming the Year of the Rooster

The Chinese New Year is a time to reflect on our past accomplishments and look forward to the year ahead as family and friends gather to celebrate old and new traditions. For me, it is a special occasion because I have the opportunity to spend quality time with my family as well as the Vaughan […]

Menorah Ceremony invitation

Lighting the menorah in celebration of Hanukkah

Every year, Jewish families come together to celebrate the Festival of Lights, also known as Hanukkah. The holiday is celebrated with festive foods, gifts, games and most importantly, lighting the menorah for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah. Every family may celebrate Hanukkah differently, but there are popular traditions commonly practiced in many Jewish […]