BIG on Green Launch, Marketplace and Symposium and concert in the dark

Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 16:00 to Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 02:00

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.



Humber College
205 Humber College Blvd. Etobicoke Highway 27 and Finch Avenue
M9W 5L7 Etobicoke , ON
43° 43' 50.646" N, 79° 36' 1.7712" W
Ontario CA
Rosemarie Powell

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