Upcoming Events and Meeting

Community Forum on the National Anti Drug Strategy  

As co chair of the Toronto Drug Strategy I would like to invite you attend the Community Forum on the National Anti-Drug Strategy to discuss the implications of the National Anti-Drug Strategy.  Please join me and members of the Drug Strategy Implementation Panel on Wednesday March 26, 2008 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at Toronto City Hall (Council Chambers)  See attached Flyer for more information. 


Tree Tenders Volunteer Training Sessions Supported by the Toronto Atmospheric Fund 

LEAF is offering an 11 hour training program for individuals who want to gain tree-related knowledge and skills.   If you are undertaking a tree-related project in your community this summer, or if you simply love Toronto‘s trees and want to help care for them, this course is for you! On-line registration is now open at

Topics to be covered include: Tree biology, Tree and shrub identification, The roles of soil and climate, Tree establishment,  Tree care and maintenance, Identifying and managing tree stresses, Recognizing health or disease issues.

 Resources and handouts will be provided.  Resource manuals will be available for sale, but are not mandatory.  Instructors for the program are: Todd Irvine, Education and Outreach Coordinator, LEAF, ISA certified arborist Wendy Strickland, City Forestry, ISA certified arborist  Janet McKay, Executive Director, LEAF 

Location Riverdale Library, 370 Broadview Ave, Toronto (corner of Broadview Ave and Gerrard St)  

Dates and Times 

Tuesday April 15th, 5:30 to 8:15 pm 

Tuesday April 22nd, 5:30 to 8:15 pm 

Saturday, April 26th, 10:00am to 4:00pm  

Cost $35 plus GST for all three sessions ($36.75 total)  Space is limited.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  For a detailed program, and to register online, visit www.leaftoronto.org/tree_tenders

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