Water and Forests: 2016 International Day of Forests

By Nicole Czorny

March 21 marks the UN’s International Day of Forests, and this year’s theme of forests and water raises awareness of how forests are key to the planet’s supply of freshwater.Read More »


5 Signs of Spring

Spring has officially sprung, and if you look to nature, the signs of spring are all around us.

Also known as the Vernal Equinox, March 20 marks the first day of spring for the Northern Hemisphere (the first day of fall for the Southern Hemisphere), and is a day when there is equal amount of night and day. Plus, the amount of daylight will increase with each passing day! Read More »

2016 Manulife Paddle The Don | Registration Opens March 8

By Nicole Czorny

Experience Toronto’s Don River in a whole new way! You’ve driven past it, walked and biked it’s shoreline, but have you ever paddled its waters?

Manulife Paddle The Don is a unique opportunity to paddle down Canada’s most urbanized river and get a ducks eye-view of the beauty, and challenges, of the Don River. Organized by the TRCA, Paddle the Don has been sending paddlers down the river and raising funds and awareness for the health of the Don River since 2002.Read More »

The Bloor Viaduct: Bridging Toronto’s East and West via The Don Valley

By Nicole Czorny

You’ve crossed it more times than you can probably remember as you travel east and west across Toronto, spanning the slopes of the Don Valley Ravine, high over the river.

Bridging The Don: the Prince Edward Viaduct, released by City of Toronto Archives, takes a look at the history of the Prince Edward Viaduct, from its lengthy approval process to its opening in June 16, 1915.Read More »