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Launch Of The Green Tourism Web Map On June 10
The Honourable Jim Bradley, Minister of Tourism and Recreation and Brian Jamieson, President of the Green Tourism Association will help us celebrate the launch of the Green Tourism Web Map. And you’re invited. This interactive online tool will allow visitors and residents to search and map out green tourism options and activities to include in their trips to the city – from local heritage and cultural museums and galleries to restaurants. Click here for details and RSVP by June 4th.
2004 Membership Campaign
There’s still time to sign up for 2004 membership. Green Tourism Association membership provides marketing on our website, promotion in our quarterly newsletters, exposure at events and to the media, networking opportunities, members-only promotional opportunities, and many additional benefits. Click here to read more about 2004 membership options.
The OTHER Map of Toronto – it’s the best way to explore the green side of the city!
Click here to find out more about The OTHER Map of Toronto.
Click here to find out where you can get a copy of The OTHER Map of Toronto.
The OTHER Map Featured In Green Map Atlas
The OTHER Map of Toronto, the city’s only green map, was honoured recently by New York City-based Green Map System as one of 10 projects selected to be showcased in the first volume of an international green mapmaking atlas launched in February. The selection criteria for the atlas included design innovation, charting sustainability and community support – our map was one of only two to receive a perfect score. For more information, visit www.greenatlas.org.
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Spring GO Green T.O. Newsletter
Take a look at our spring newsletter for information on upcoming events and tourism! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to add yourself to the mailing list.
New Website Launched As Resource For Green Canadian Businesses
On April 1st, 2004, 6 degrees.ca launched a brand new website for green and sustainable Canadian businesses. 6 degrees.ca is a centralized, web-based forum and knowledge base for green companies to network their strengths, share best practices and drive business synergies. 6degrees.ca is a focal point for Canadian companies to share their expertise and develop new business relationships that support sustainable practice and corporate social responsibility. For more information visit www.6degrees.ca or contact Nancy Hart at email@example.com.
Beyond Planning: Procurement & deployment of regional transportation & multi-application smart cards
Moving the Economy and the Integrated Mobility Systems consortium invite you to a half-day workshop for all organizations and individuals with an interest in transportation and/or multi-application smart cards. This small, informal event will bring together a panel of experts who are already engaged in implementing such systems on the ground. Presentations and discussions will focus on emerging opportunities and R&D needs related to smart card implementation. On Tuesday, June 4, from 9 am – 12:30 pm at St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King Street East at Jarvis. There is no charge for this event, however we would appreciate it if those planning to attend could register. For more information contact Beth Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on speakers or to register click here for the brochure.
Program Specially For Kids
The Nature Challenge for Kids (NC4K) recently launched by scientist and broadcaster Dr. David Suzuki aims to educate children on ways they can protect nature.
Dr. Suzuki is inviting kids to visit his website at www.davidsuzuki.org, and read about the different activities they can do to protect nature, and sign up for the NC4K. “You’re never too old or too young to help Mother Nature,” says Dr. Suzuki.
Find out more about what visitors want when visiting a city by checking our media page!
Over 71% of visitors expect accommodations/restaurants and businesses to undertake environmentally friendly practices.
82% of visitors visit museums and 85% visit parks and gardens when visiting a city!
Thank You To Our Funders
The Green Tourism Association would like to thank the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto’s Urban Development Services and The Ontario Trillium Foundation for their generous support of our Association, projects and initiatives.