FREE Green Expo and Conference w/ Pedal Powered Concert Launches BIG on Green.
• Green Marketplace features the latest in cost-effective, eco-friendly solutions and local suppliers for business and home, including Exhibitions and demonstrations showcasing eco-friendly technology and local vendors ; Free Interactive activities, entertainment, speakers and giveaways; Networking sessions with experts and recruiters designed specifically for job
seekers considering a career in the green economy.
• Green Symposium features hot-button topics in the green economy including Green Jobs programmed by Good Jobs for All Coalition; Green Workplaces programmed by YMCA of Greater Toronto and Local Procurement programmed by TRCA Partners in Project Green.
• "Rebuild Haiti" Youth Zone - Youth leaders from Toronto District School Board's Eco Schools and thirteen priority neighbourhoods re-imagine a greener world, including the construction of houses for homeless Haitian families as part of a Habitat for Humanity/Carter Work Project.
• A Walking Tour of Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology, an innovative
new LEED® Gold Certification facility and one of Toronto's premier urban ecosystems.
• Arts Celebration and Pedal-powered Concert in the Dark - Dance to the rich sounds of creative reggae band and green social justice crusaders Truths and Rights, experience a "carnival at twilight" created by SIX AH WI Artists' Collective and watch short environmental films by local filmmakers from Planet in Focus' Youth Camera Action! program.
A Keynote Speaker sharing pioneering innovative community models of job creation and sustainability, from Cleveland's Evergreen Cooperatives will also be featured.
SYMPOSIUM AND MARKETPLACE FREE WITH PRE-REGISTRATION OR $10 AT DOOR; CONCERT $25.00 - EARLY BIRD PRICING TIL MARCH 15
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