Eco Events

Eco Events

APRIL 2014

Natalie Spence

Toronto aimed at promoting a more sustainable economy. Here are a few that you can attend this month to help you find ways to contribute to a greener lifestyle.


14th Annual Halton Eco Festival

Saturday, April 5, 2014 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Glen Abbey Community Centre


This is a free to attend, one-day environmental fair. It promotes biodiversity and features exotic animals, reptiles and birds of prey. There will also be speakers conducting workshops throughout the day. This is a really great event to attend with the family because younger kids will enjoy seeing and interacting with all the different animals.


Clean Toronto Together

April 22-27, 2014



This campaign, new for 2014 (sponsored by GLAD, CP24, NEWSTALK 1010, Tim Hortons, Pizza Pizza, Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Toronto Park People and Earth Day Canada), aims to get the city cleaner and greener. It hopes to eliminate litter, graffiti, and vandalism. Everyone is encouraged to participate to clean a park, laneway or any space in need of cleaning.


Green Living Show 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014-Sunday, April 27, 2014 (10 a.m.-7 p.m.)

Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place


The green living show is North America’s largest green and healthy living show. It has more than 450 companies, innovative products, demonstrators, influential speakers and a lot more activities suitable for all ages.


Canadian Environmental Conference and Tradeshow (CANECT)

April 28-30, 2014

International Centre, Mississauga


CANECT is an environmental management and compliance training forum that attracts approximately 300 conference speakers and tradeshow attendees. It has 70 presenters that represent Canada’s environmental trainers, consultants, managers, lawyers, administrators and health & safety practitioners.  Nine courses are scheduled for this free admission event to help you update your environmental management skills.


The Oil Sands of the Future

April 30, 2014

Beit Zatoun House, Toronto


This one-day workshop invites young people and future leaders to participate in a scenario-planning project of the future of the oil sands. It focuses on the impact of the oil sands industry and how to contribute to a more sustainable future.