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Earth Day Weekend RA Clean-Ups

(April 19, 2024) Earth Day weekend is here and the city is kicking off Clean Toronto Together. Let’s grab our park shoes, roll up our sleeves and head to a community clean-up!…

Victory in the Greenbelt

(September 21, 2023) After weeks of trying to defend the indefensible, Doug Ford has announced that he will reverse his negligent and wrongheaded decision to open the Greenbelt to development. To everyone…

Permanent Bikes Lanes

(February 8, 2023) My motion to make the Yonge Street bike lanes permanent passes City Council. I had the opportunity to tell my colleagues why safe streets for bikes are crucial in…

Mental Health Funding Shortfall

(January 28, 2023) Let’s start by remembering that mental health treatment and addiction response are dramatically underfunded by the provincial government. Ten months ago, on March 3, 2022, the Conservatives, Liberals, and…

Green Economy Heroes Podcast

Thank you to my many faithful listeners who have followed the Green Economy Heroes podcast. I love talking to people about their green businesses, and how they made them a success. Given…

Global 50 Award !

Thank you so much to SustainabilityX® for naming me #3 in its inaugural Global 50 Women In Sustainability Awards 2022. Amazing to be in such great company! Congratulations to all the award winners,…

City Council Election

(November 1, 2022) On October 24, 2022, I was elected to become the Toronto City Councillor for beautiful University Rosedale, Ward 11. Thank you all for selecting me. I would like to…

Honorary Doctorate in Environmental Studies

On June 14, 2022, the Faculty of Environmental Studies at the University of Waterloo awarded me an honourary doctorate. Here is the address I gave to convocation: “When I am six years…

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