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Recent Releases from Conservation Council of Ontario

Ontario voters back conservation!

Published Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:39:36 EST Read More

Poll shows strong support for taxes and leadership in troubled times Media Release A poll commissioned by the Conservation Council of Ontario has turned up some interesting results: voters back conservation as a solution to our economic and financial woes. "Not only are voters personally committed to living better while using less, they also understand how conservation can help solve economic, health and social concerns, and th...... Click here to read this release



Provincial Energy Plan lacks solid conservation strategy says leading conservationist

Published Fri, 26 Nov 2010 11:31:29 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, ON, November 25, 2010) Ontario has failed to deliver a comprehensive strategy to support its goal of “a culture of conservation”, according to Chris Winter, a leading conservationist in the Province of Ontario. Chris Winter is the Executive Director of the Conservation Council of Ontario, a provincial charity with a membership of over 40 organizations and a mandate to promote a united conservation movement across Ontario. His family’s monthly ...... Click here to read this release



Interview Opportunity - Toronto businesses keeping cool during the heat wave

Published Wed, 4 Aug 2010 13:00:39 EST Read More

Interview Opportunity Toronto businesses keeping cool during the heat wave -teams on the street today in Corso Italia (St. Clair and Dufferin) and Korea Town (Christie and Bloor) As Toronto sizzles through another heat wave, businesses are turning up the air conditioning to keep their employees and customers comfortable. The Conservation Council of Ontario (CCO) is reminding business owners to keep their doors closed while they cool down. While an open door might look inviting, it a...... Click here to read this release



Retailers close doors to conserve electricity related to air conditioning

Published Tue, 3 Aug 2010 13:35:07 EST Read More

Retailers close doors to conserve electricity related to air conditioning (Toronto, August 3, 2010) Doors Closed, the Conservation Council of Ontario's campaign to stop air-conditioned sidewalks, is back. Street teams are being deployed around Toronto again this week to hand out posters and to encourage business owners to save electricity. The message is clear: Ontarians don't like to witness stores wasting electricity. A recent survey, conducted by Toronto Hydro, showed that 40 ...... Click here to read this release



Conservation Council of Ontario calls on public to make the environment a key issue

Published Tue, 9 Sep 2008 17:16:25 EST Read More

THE ELECTION and the ENVIRONMENT: make it personal! Megatonnes are meaningless without personal responsibility (Toronto, Ontario, September 9, 2008) Chris Winter has some advice for the men and women running in the Canadian Federal election: Paraphrasing, Thomas "Tip" O'Neill-a longtime Speaker of the House in the U.S. Congress who once declared, 'all politics is local,' Winter says "don't treat the environment like something far off and remote. Make it personal and ...... Click here to read this release



Help Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Big Blackout

Published Fri, 1 Aug 2008 10:46:58 EST Read More

Power Down for Conservation! Help Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Big Blackout Can you hand out 20 posters to local stores, restaurants and offices? The Conservation Council of Ontario needs volunteers across Ontario to enlist the support of stores, restaurants and offices for a “Power Down” day to promote conservation and celebrate the August 14th anniversary of the blackout of 2003. “August 14, 2003 changed Ontario overnight”, said Chris Winter, the Counc...... Click here to read this release



Conservation Council of Ontario and Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer unveil multilingual ‘Doors Closed’ posters

Published Tue, 27 May 2008 12:51:14 EST Read More

Media Advisory Attention: News, Energy, Business Conservation Council of Ontario and Ontario’s Chief Energy Conservation Officer unveil multilingual ‘Doors Closed’ posters in time for air conditioner season Posters available in 9 different languages to reflect the diverse make-up of city WHAT: Witness the unveiling of new multilingual ‘Doors Closed’ posters for restaurants and retail stores in Toronto. By placing a poster on the front door, businesses...... Click here to read this release



Going Green Was Never Easier!

Published Thu, 13 Mar 2008 15:39:32 EST Read More

Going Green Was Never Easier! Interview Opportunity: Chris Winter, the Executive Director of the Conservation Council of Ontario is available to speak about how the new, community-based, “Conservation Action Network” will bring together a variety of groups and businesses offering green solutions to help Torontonians achieve their environmental goals. WHAT: To launch the Toronto Conservation Action Network, the Council is co-hosting five community conservation fai...... Click here to read this release



Conservation Council of Ontario urges Ontarians to conserve more in 2008

Published Fri, 28 Dec 2007 12:52:29 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resolve to become a better conserver Pick at least one area where you can improve, urges the Conservation Council of Ontario (Toronto) As the five year countdown to the Kyoto Protocol deadline starts on January 1st, 2008, it is time we all make a personal commitment to become a better conserver. This year, the Conservation Council of Ontario will help people keep their conservation resolutions. January 1st will mark the launch of a five y...... Click here to read this release