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Welcome to the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Newsroom. This section is designed to offer links to TD FEF press releases as well as to provide members of the media with information on TD FEF and key media relations contacts.

Recent TD FEF Press Releases

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Past issues of Taking Root

The e-newsletter Taking Root is no longer being published. News about TD FEF’s activities will be available on this site and through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. For past issues of Taking Root, see below.

2015

September 2, 2015

TD FEF Bringing parks to the people: 25th anniversary park to pop-up at the TD Centre

August 25, 2015

Maintaining and creating new green spaces are top urban greening priorities for Canadians

May 7, 2015

Canadian Communities Awarded Almost $300,000 in Grants for Innovative Urban Forestry Projects

2014

August 20, 2014

More trees, please. Six in ten Canadians want more trees planted in community green spaces

March 3, 2014

TD Green Streets helps 25 communities grow their urban forest

February 24, 2014

Calling community groups in Toronto: TD Park Builders Program launched

2013

October 29, 2013

It’s time to paint the streets green! TD awarding up to $15,000 to applicants looking to improve their communities #TDGreenStreets

August 30, 2013

Loss of Green Spaces – A Concern for Many Canadians

April 15, 2013

Canada is about to get a little greener #TDGreenStreets

2012

November 20, 2012

A young Quebecer wins TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and Earth Day® Canada second annual Art Contest

October 9, 2012

Time to green your neighbourhood – TD Green Streets now accepting applications for 2013 grants

October 3, 2012

TD Friends of the Environment foundation aims to grow donor base

September 5, 2012

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates the third annual TD Tree Days

June 25, 2012

This Canada day TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates new Canadians

March 21, 2012

URBAN FORESTRY PROJECTS TAKE ROOT ACROSS CANADA TD Green Streets grants to benefit 21 communities

March 1, 2012

Mississauga elementary school students get a squirmy lesson in composting

February 9, 2012

Eco-vacation dream a reality for one lucky Prince Edward Islander

February 2, 2012

Atlantic Wildlife Institute Restoring Balance with support from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

2011

November 9, 2011

Pining for more trees in the community? TD Green Streets Wants to Help!

September 22, 2011

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates planting many ‘great ones’

September 6, 2011

Canadians not green travellers, but would consider eco-friendly vacations if the price is right

August 18, 2011

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation helps launch wildlife lifeline

August 5, 2011

Why did the toadlet cross the road?

June 28, 2011

Sidney Elementary School to host new “Seaquaria Project” thanks to local donation from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

June 17, 2011

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation donates $15,000 to replant trees damaged in riot

June 8, 2011

Hamiltonians get their hands dirty during Canadian Environment Week

May 30, 2011

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and TD employees branch out to conserve Mount Royal’s biodiversity

April 20, 2011

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation helps Canadians’ green go further

April 4, 2011

TD Green Streets helps 23 communities “paint the town green”

March 21, 2011

More than 17,000 students in 160 schools across Canada to access free hands-on water education programs in 2011

March 16, 2011

Thinking green pays off for Canadian students

January 18, 2011

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation awards $20,000 to four environmental charities

2010

December 9, 2010

Branch out this holiday season: Give a gift that keeps on giving

November 23, 2010

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation recognizes excellence in environmental non-profit leadership with special grant program

November 15, 2010

Attention students: Think green and you could win some green

October 6, 2010

Attention Mayors: TD Green Streets has funding to help ‘spruce’ up your streets

September 16, 2010

School is in session, but will teachers earn an ‘A’ in environment this year?

July 20, 2010

Scouts Canada Chinook Council receives donation from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for new eco-friendly, experiential learning program at local youth camp

June 28, 2010

Planting the roots for a greener Red Deer

May 30, 2010

A record number of tree-huggers attend TD Green Sunday!

April 26, 2010

Goodbye concrete jungle, hello urban forest

April 22, 2010

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation donates $140,000 towards Friends of Fish Creek’s Learning Naturally Program

March 23, 2010

Looking for more “trunk space”: more than two-thirds of Canadians say they want more trees on their city’s main streets

March 17, 2010

Top students recognized for innovative concepts in environmental sustainability

February 23, 2010

The greening of Main Street: $300,000 in funding available immediately for municipalities

February 16, 2010

TD donates $50,000 toward Vancouver Island University’s Aboriginal centre

February 11, 2010

Calgary educational community to benefit from new ecological footprint calculator, thanks in part to $32,500 donation from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

January 28, 2010

Environment and wildlife projects receive more support in 2009 despite recession

2009

December 14, 2009

Green your gift giving this holiday season

October 29, 2009

Montreal chapter of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates disbursing over $750,000 to support close to 250 local projects

October 29, 2009

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation is looking to fund environment and wildlife projects

September 22, 2009

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation $100,000 Go Green Challenge plants the seeds for a greener future

September 18, 2009

From Vancouver to Halifax, cowtown to hogtown, TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup uncovers what Canada’s waters are harbouring

September 14, 2009

Canadian Shorelines to Benefit from Record-Breaking Cleanup

September 1, 2009

You won’t believe what’s hiding in Canadian waters!

August 20, 2009

Young Adults Are Canada’s Leading Litterbugs, Poll Shows

July 22, 2009

Finding more than 300 ways to help the environment: TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Windsor chapter reaches $1 million milestone

July 20, 2009

Cambridge chapter of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation surpasses $550,000 milestone in funding

July 15, 2009

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation’s call of the wild: Funding available for environment and wildlife projects

July 8, 2009

Fish Ladder Restoration Project in Japanese Gardens at Royal Roads University

July 7, 2009

Picking up the pieces: 1,000 shorelines and counting to be cleaned during TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

July 6, 2009

Helping Little Green Thumbs Grow

July 6, 2009

Assiniboia Community Garden blossoms with $3000 Donation from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

July 6, 2009

The Medicine River Wildlife Centre’s land conservancy to grow, ensuring continued protection of local wildlife and natural habitat

July 6, 2009

On the lookout for Big Foot: Zoological Society of Manitoba receives funding from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for its carbon footprint education program

July 6, 2009

Supporting an Old Man on His Back: Nature Conservancy of Canada receives funding from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to protect wildlife

June 22, 2009

Hamilton chapter of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation reaches $1 million milestone

June 16, 2009

From wetlands restoration to zero-waste initiatives, local TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Chapter surpasses 200 funded local projects milestone

May 25, 2009

Markham, Stouffville and Agincourt hit the million dollar mark: TD Friends of the Environment Foundation reaches milestone

May 19, 2009

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation surpasses 100th project milestone with grant to Bruce Trail Association

April 23, 2009

Earth Day Celebration ‘Goes to the Birds’ at local Lethbridge TD Canada Trust Branch

April 21, 2009

Shattering the green ceiling: majority of ‘CEOs’ are women

March 23, 2009

Canadian students show they’re serious about a greener future

March 18, 2009

Bringing the community together to tackle hazardous waste in Moose Jaw

March 9, 2009

Local Youth Ecology Club first organization in Northwest Territories to receive funding from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

February 19, 2009

Celebrating 350 ways to help the environment: TD Friends of the Environment Foundation in Calgary reaches milestone

February 17, 2009

Bowker Creek Urban Watershed Renewal Initiative receives $5000 donation from local TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Chapter

February 9, 2009

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation surpasses $50,000 milestone in funding St. Thomas community environmental projects

January 26, 2009

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation in Ottawa celebrates 500 local projects funded

January 8, 2009

Need funding for your environment project? TD Friends of the Environment Foundation is seeking new applications

January 8, 2009

Alberni Inlet Trail Expansion Project receives $7,000 donation from TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

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