Run, don’t walk!

For Our Grandchildren supports artists whose work dramatizes the issues involved in climate change.  The orientation of these artists may be political, like Franke James, or reflective, like Paul Roorda.  Paul is currently exhibiting at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition running today until Sunday in the Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto.  His stand, number 133, is … Read more

Our Letter to the Toronto Board of Health

Members, Toronto Board of Health 10th Floor West, Toronto City Hall 100 Queen St. W., M5H 2N2 Toronto, Dear Members, We note that the Toronto’s chief medical officer of health proposes lower speed limits to reduce accidents.  We support his proposal and his reason for such a step.   It should not be rejected out of … Read more

Hold the date of May 6, 2012!

We are running out of time to stop all of the worst case scenarios associated with climate change from becoming reality.  Experts tell us that there exists a tipping point: a point after which we will be helpless to stop rising global temperatures and all the related disastrous consequences.  This is called “runaway” climate change, … Read more

“ForOurGrandchildren.ca” Founders Win 2011 Toronto Green Award!

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the “Green Home Award”, ForOurGrandchildren.ca founders, Anthony & Mary Ketchum. The Ketchums were very honoured to receive the green award which recognizes Torontonians for their eco-contribution to our city and planet. Mary & Anthony had their two-story home built with energy conservation at the core of their planning. … Read more

January 26th Climate Forum – “Political Change for a Climate in Crisis”

 The panellists, Lynn MacDonald and Peter Russell, spoke to this well-attended meeting co-sponsored by For Our Grandchildren. The third panellist, Glen Murray, (Ontario Minister for Research & Innovation) was unable to attend because of illness, but promised to participate in a public forum on the topic at a subsequent date. In her opening remarks, Lynn MacDonald noted … Read more

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