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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 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



Clothesline policy change in Ontario

Published Mon, 21 Jan 2008 12:25:58 EST Read More

Attention: News/Assignment/Energy/Environment Reporters and Editors Ontario Clothesline policy change : Interview Opportunity: Province of Ontario to designate clotheslines under the Conservation Leadership Act WHO: Chris Winter, Executive Director, The Conservation Council of Ontario WHEN: Monday, January 21, 2008 WHAT: Mr. Winter is available for comment on the Provincial initiative to remove municipal bans and developer covenants against ...... Click here to read this release



Rate your conservation efforts with "I Conserve!" challenge cards

Published Thu, 9 Aug 2007 10:58:05 EST Read More

Conservation Council of Ontario distributes cards through The Beer Store's 441 retail stores across Ontario (Toronto, Ontario, August 9, 2007) By 2009, the Conservation Council of Ontario wants everyone in Ontario to say "I conserve." The goal is not to become perfect overnight, just better. To make it easy, The Council has developed a simple 10-point self assessment card people can use to rate their conservation efforts and set a personal or family target (see attached). This...... Click here to read this release