Burlington and Owen Sound of the Niagara Escarpment area are included in a list of cities recognized in 2022 as Tree Cities of the World. According to the website, they “are demonstrating leadership in management of their urban trees and are serving as part of the solution to many of the global issues we face today. Each city successfully met five core standards of urban forest management in order to earn recognition. This recognition is a testament to their commitment to building a healthy city now and for the future.” Image courtesy of City of Burlington.
Well Earth Collaborative held a Wellness Spring Fair on June 4 at Bela Farms in Hillsburgh. Photo submitted by Pam Johannson.
Gardens both formal and informal were featured on the Grand Durand Garden Tour in Hamilton on June 17. Photo by Mike Davis.
Georgetown Friends of Refugees Committee, also known as GFORCe3, is sponsoring two Afghan families in their immigration to Canada. The nine Afghan people are in hiding from persecutors while they wait to enter Canada. This summer, funds were raised by Holy Cross Catholic Church in Georgetown and sponsorship support has been given by United Church of Canada and Presbyterian Church in Canada. Photo submitted
On July 8, Lake Huron Coastal Centre, Georgian Bay Forever, Peninsula Bruce Trail Club and Keep The Bruce Clean & Green, with localvolunteers cleaned up the Tobermory harbour walkway around Little Tub from trash, cigarette butts and weeds. Photo submitted.
Gordon Krantz, mayor of Milton, and Ann Lawlor, mayor of Halton Hills, give two thumbs up for the first residential hospice for north Halton that Townsend Smith Foundation is working to build in Halton Hills on Trafalgar Road where Hillcrest United Church is located. On July 21 the 2023 Compassion Charitable Classic Golf Tournament at Glencairn Golf Club raised funds for this effort. Photo submitted.