Nov 132016
 

Green Neighbours 20
Seaton Village ∙ Annex ∙ Harbord Village ∙ UofT Kensington ∙ Baldwin Village Alexandra Park∙ Grange Park ∙ CityPlace ∙ Entertainment District

Time:
7pm, November 30th, 2016

Location:
6th Floor LHAE – (see signage for room number)
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
University of Toronto
252 Bloor Street West (above St. George subway station)

Synopsis of Toxic Trespass
:
This NFB co-production is an investigation into the effects of the chemicals we are all exposed to in our daily lives. The film begins with the filmmaker Barri Cohen’s own 10-year-old daughter, whose blood carries carcinogens like benzene and the long-banned DDT. Then, it heads out to Windsor and Sarnia: Canadian toxic hotspots, and highlights the devastating health impacts effecting the Aamjiwnaang First Nations Community of Sarnia surrounded by refineries and petrochemical plants. The film presents passionate activists working for positive change, along with doctors and scientists who see evidence of links between environmental pollution and health problems and helps us learn about and act on the implications of environmental racism and the need for environmental justice. Carried by Cohen’s passion for truth and her disarming openness, this moving documentary is essential viewing for anyone concerned about the effects of pollutants on our – and our children’s – very DNA. An accompanying resource guide for using the film as a tool for education and social change can be found at, www.toxictrespass.ca.

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 Posted by on November 13, 2016
Dec 142013
 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Toxic-free holidays tips
  • Book Review: Raising Elijah, by Sandra Steingraber
  • Cancer Prevention Challenge Wrap Up
  • T’is the Season (to give green!)
  • What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

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 Posted by on December 14, 2013
May 132013
 

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Connect Beauty 2013 | Organic Lifestyle fundraiser
  • Farewell Marcia!  | Looking for new Executive Director
  • Welcome new Board Members
  • Film Screenings | Living Downstream | Toxic Trespass
  • Pop up de-stress clinic fundraiser

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 Posted by on May 13, 2013