The Earth Day Canada Gala was at the Mill Street Brew Pub this year. it was an opportunity for environmental, business, community and political leaders that come together to celebrate recent accomplishments, networking and and fun! This year, was fundraising for the new EarthPLAY program, which puts outdoor free play back into childhood.
More than 400 guests at the newly renovated Mill Street Brew Pub, where Fresh City Farms provided innovative, playful (and of course seasonal) tapas and finger foods while Turbo Street Funk — known for their charismatic tunes and colourful footwear — provide the entertainmen
This year presented awards for environmental leadership in the following categories: Individual, Group, Teacher, Small Business, and Youth. The keynote speaker was the General’s Award-winning author Kenneth Oppel.
This year, the award to Silken Laumann, four-time Olympian, three-time medalist, life coach, child advocate and award-winning author of the books Unsinkable and Child’s Play: Rediscovering the Joy of Play in Our Families and Communities.