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Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists (ARC) a group which formalizes the principle of cyclists standing up for each other. Formed in August 1996 as a community response to a particularly brutal two weeks which saw two cyclists killed by trucks and another two arrested on a Critical Mass ride. Support & legal advice to cyclists involved in car-bike collisions; to educate the public on cyclists' rights; and to hold direct actions aimed at changing society's dependence on the automobile. Committed to the principles of non-violence, participatory democracy and active inclusion. 761 Queen St. W., Toronto, M6J 1G1. 416 504-2918 ext.1 firstname.lastname@example.org www.web.net/~detour/arc
Agoo Agii, Inc. Experience the benefits of a renewed relationship of the nature at your feet with our eco-innovative skin care products and massage oils. Our products are made from plants common to your neighbourhood and are 100% alcohol and petroleum product free. We sell retail and wholesale. www.agooagii.com
Befriending the Earth, Ottawa. [Befriending the Earth offers courses, workshops, community gardening and more at Centrepointe House in Nepean/Ottawa and at Tucker House Renewal Centre, east of Ottawa. To hear about their latest activities, try: www.planetfriendly.net/calendar/ or www.planetfriendly.net/calendars.html#ottawa or www.sankey.ws/chom.html - ed]
Centre for Social Justice Campaigns to narrow the gap between rich and poor, reduce the corporate domination of Canadian politics, and other policies that promote economic and social justice. Our charitable sister organization, the CSJ Foundation for Research and Education, produces reports and educational materials on social and economic issues, including research on economic inequality, democracy, and the search for policy alternatives. David Langille, Co-Director, 489 College Street, Suite 303, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A5 Tel: 416-927-0777 Fax: 416-927-7771 email@example.com www.socialjustice.org
CO2 Creative Graphic Design & Creative Services for the environmental sector and sustainable business. www.co2creative.com
The Cotton Dolphin Luxuriously knitted organic cotton linens and accessories. 705-835-7592 www.cottondolphin.com
David Suzuki Foundation www.davidsuzuki.org
Earth Island Journal news of the world environment. Published quarterly by the non-profit Earth Island Institute, Earth Island Journal is committed to uncompromising reports of social, political and environmental issues from around the globe. Noted for its in-depth exposÚs, international coverage and solution-based journalism, Earth Island Jounal also provides the news you need to conserve, protect and restore our planet. www.earthisland.org/eijournal/journal.cfm www.earthisland.org
Earthlinks Workshops & Counseling Workshops: The Menstrual Mysteries: reclaiming menstrual power, pleasure & creativity; Meditative Pilates: exploring & empowering body, mind, voice & spirit; Creative Energy & Sexual Energy: exploring the links. Also: one-on-one counseling in the areas of menstrual wellness & personal creative development. 416-658-0908 www.interlog.com/~sibylle firstname.lastname@example.org
Earthroots is a non-profit, grassroots, environmental organization dedicated to protecting wilderness, wildlife and watersheds through research, education and action email@example.com 416-599-0152 www.earthroots.org
Ecology Retreat Centre A retreat centre offering ecology related hands-on courses in Permaculture, Strawbale Construction, Solar/Wind/Wood/Water energy, Masonry Fireplace construction. The centre also provides meeting space, accommodation & vegetarian meals for groups up to 80 people. RR#1, Orangeville, ON L9W 2Y8. Russell Scott firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 519-941-4560 Fax: 519-942-3951 http://welcome.to/ecorc
Everdale Environmental Learning Centre a non-profit learning centre, working organic farm, diverse wildlife habitat, and sustainable technology showcase. Workshops on organic gardening, herbs, strawbale construction, solar & wind power, dance, yoga, arts & crafts, more. One hour northwest of Toronto. Bus & train service to Georgetown (we can pick you up). Gavin Dandy email@example.com 519-855-6533 www.everdale.org
Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC) "Intentional Community" is an inclusive term for ecovillages, cohousing, residential land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives and other related projects and dreams. The FIC provides publications, referrals, support services, and sharing opportunities for a wide range of intentional communities, cohousing groups, ecovillages, community networks, support organizations, and people seeking a home in community. www.ic.org http://fic.ic.org firstname.lastname@example.org 660-883-5545
FoodShare Toronto Community development food projects; food security education & advocacy. www.foodshare.net email@example.com Phone: 416-392-6653 Fax: 416-392-6650. Community Gardening Network: firstname.lastname@example.org. 238 Queen St. W., lower level, Toronto ON, M5V 1Z7.
Green Tags Ontario Put more green on the grid, no matter where you live in Ontario, or who you buy your electricity from. Created and administered by a community-based non-profit co-op, in partnership with independent wind energy developers. Other groups are invited to join the program. Help create a co-operative community base for wind power in Ontario, before the multinationals move in. www.GreenTagsOntario.com email@example.com [this listing is sponsored by an individual donor, in support of Green Tags Ontario]
Guelph Organic Conference & Trade Show Canada's largest public, organic event. Annual event. Organic trade show & food-tasting fair with over a hundred tables - free to the public. Over thirty workshops & courses for all levels of interest, novice to experienced grower. Theme for 2002: Organic Agriculture & The Farm Economy. Guelph University Centre, January 25-27, 2002. Info, sponsorship: 519-824-4120 x2558 firstname.lastname@example.org www.guelphorganicconf.org
Green Ideas Strategic Planning, Marketing & Communication Consulting Services. Rodney Muir, Hons. B. Comm., M.B.A. 416-535-9918
Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre Toronto Canoe Instruction, Kayak Instruction, Canoe Rentals, Sea Kayak Rentals, Group Paddling, ORCA/CRCA Canoe Certification & Sea Kayak Certification Paddling School www.paddletoronto.com
Harvest Homes Providing planning, design, owner-assist and full construction services for strawbale, ecologically responsible and healthy buildings across Ontario and abroad. www.harvesthomes.ca email@example.com Ben Polley 519-822-0360
Green Tourism Association Committed to establishing an urban green tourism industry in the Toronto region. An industry that is ecologically sound, fosters appreciation of and respect for diverse cultural and natural heritage, and strengthens local economies and communities. Publishes "The Other Guide to Toronto" and "The Other Map". www.greentourism.ca 416-392-1288
Healthy Home Services Inc. A unique selection of healthier home & garden products, available through our website. Also: organic lawn care and indoor air quality assessment services in the Toronto area. Phone: 416-410-4247 Fax: 905-882-1747 Toll Free: 1-866-870-6970 www.healthyhomeservices.ca
Kate Kempton, Lawyer For legal services, and advocacy, media, strategic planning and campaign services in relation to environmental, indigenous peoples' and human rights law and issues, contact Kate Kempton at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 416-981-9374.
Live Lightly Developments Architectural services for those searching to Live Lightly on this planet. From small renovations to new co-operative communities, the impact that your building has on the planet is remarkable - ensure that your home or business is designed & built with the utmost care. 416-406-0880 email@example.com
Mad River Clothing Company Manufacturers of eco-friendly clothes for infants and children. Organic cotton, hemp and hemp blends and fleece made from recycled plastic.On-line shopping available. Mad River also makes eco-friendly promotional clothing and accessories for non-profit and corporate organizations. 3 Caroline St W, Creemore, ON 1-800-268-6055 www.madriverclothing.com
Natural Steps dedicated to helping you take the first steps toward living in harmony with nature, our fellow human beings, and most importantly, yourself... www.naturalsteps.com
Participative Designs Inc. assists clients implement programs that transform organizations and work groups into dynamic, productive and innovative business units. Leadership workshops; consulting; facilitation www.pdesigns.com
Permaculture Community Action Worknet (PCAW). Permaculture (permanent culture) is the conscious design of sustainable human systems which have the diversity, stability & resilience of natural ecosystems. We design our gardens, homes & neighbourhoods to derive maximum benefit with minimal waste or pollution. Permaculture has applications in agriculture, architecture, economics, community health & social issues. The PCAW offers courses & workshops to assist your efforts towards community sustainability. Richard Griffith, RR1, Ravenna, ON N0E 2E0. firstname.lastname@example.org tel. 519-599-5107
Seeds of Diversity a non-profit network of gardeners and farmers promoting biodiversity of food crops through conservation, documentation, and the use of open-pollinated plants. Through our magazine, member seed exchange, presentations, publications and exhibits, we teach and encourage seed saving of vegetables, fruits and grains suitable for the diverse climates of Canada. www.seeds.ca
Seventh Generation Community Projects Sustainable Living workshops, seminars, tours, conferences & trade shows in the Ottawa area. Strawbale building, renewable energy, water issues, healthy indoor environments, food issues; waste & recycling; tours of sustainable models such as homes & businesses; permaculture; bau-biologie. 613-839-3997, email@example.com www.seventhgeneration.ca
Silent Partners an eco-spiritual adventure novel by Hugh Perry. www.silentpartners.ca
Toronto Community Foundation For Toronto. For Good. Vision: To ensure the vitality of Toronto and make it the best place to live, work, learn and grow, through the power of giving. Mission: To connect philanthropy to community needs and opportunities. www.tcf.ca
Toronto Public Space Committee working to democratise our public spaces which have become dominated by automobiles, advertising and private interest. We need to level the playing field by reducing corporate visual pollution and increasing independent expression on our streets. For our collective health and safety, we are also dedicated to reducing our city's dependance on the private automobile by encouraging the use of clean and safe modes of transportation. http://publicspace.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
Womens Healthy Environments Network Distributor of the video: Exposure: Environmental Links to Breast Cancer and the accompanying guidebook Taking Action for A Healthy Future ($10). Also: video library; video showings; Environment & Health course with Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg and others; more. 416-928-0880 email@example.com 517 College St. #233, Toronto M6G 4A2 www.whenvironments.ca
Wright Financial Services Accounting/Bookkeeper/Finance-Management Consultant seeks full-time, part-time, or subcontract position in the not-for-profit community or for small businesses with an environmental or social justice orientation. Fifteen years experience in public accounting, for all types of organizations; extensive voluntary experience with philanthropic and cultural charities; entrepreneurial skills; proficient with a wide range of software. Also: research and writing skills (see writing samples at link below). Contact: Daniel Wright, tel. 416-227-9693 (Toronto) firstname.lastname@example.org http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/daniel_james_wright
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David Burman DDS PhD, Dental Care Centre, 81 St. Clair Ave. East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4T 1M7 416-961-8778, fax: 416-961-5776
Mark Keffer, Waterloo, Ontario. Anyone else working on Living Machines (recirculating phytoremediation aquaponic systems) please send me a note! email@example.com
Laszlo Kramar, Toronto http://asset-aid.com
James G. Laidlaw,
The Sustainability Forum
John Liss, B.Sc., LL.B. Toronto
Eric Mills editor/graphic design Eric_Mills@tvo.org
Nancy Palardy & Chris Winter
Mark Pomerantz, Toronto
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