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Map RecordActon Business Improvement Area

Map RecordActon Business Improvement AreaActon Aims to promote the downtown Acton area * encourages tourism * supported by funds allocated from local businesses in town

Aldershot Village Business Improvement Area

 Aldershot Village Business Improvement AreaAldershot Business Improvement Area that brings merchants together to work to improve the local Aldershot business environment * aims to create, promote and deliver a positive shopping and entertainment experie ... [More]

Association of Oakville Harbours Stakeholders

 Association of Oakville Harbours StakeholdersOakville Responsible advocates for the sustainability of Oakville harbours.

Map RecordBay Area Restoration Council

Map RecordBay Area Restoration CouncilHamilton West An organization that is at the centre of community efforts to restore and protect the ecosystem health of Hamilton Harbour and its watershed and functions as a watchdog organization, assessing and pro ... [More]

Map RecordBronte Business Improvement Area

Map RecordBronte Business Improvement AreaBronte Hosts a number of events throughout the year to promote Bronte businesses. * Bronte Village/Bronte Harbour Tourist Area short walk to the lake * Heritage Waterfront Park * pier * beach * waterfront tr ... [More]

Map RecordBruce Trail Conservancy

Map RecordBruce Trail ConservancyHamilton (City of) A charitable membership based volunteer organization dedicated to securing a permanent path for the Bruce Trail, while stewarding and regenerating habitat on the Niagara Escarpment.

Bruce Trail Conservancy, Halton Hills Chapter, Toronto Bruce Trail Club

 Bruce Trail Conservancy, Halton Hills Chapter, Toronto Bruce Trail ClubHalton Hills The Toronto Bruce Trail Club is one of the nine regional Clubs which make up the Bruce Trail Conservancy. Each Club is volunteer-run and is responsible for maintaining, stewarding and promoting a sect ... [More]

Bruce Trail Conservancy, Burlington, Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club

 Bruce Trail Conservancy, Burlington, Iroquoia Bruce Trail ClubBurlington One of nine clubs that form the Bruce Trail Conservancy, a registered charity that governs and coordinates maintenance and public relations for the Bruce Trail, a hiking trail that runs from Queenston ... [More]

Map RecordBurlington Downtown Business Association

Map RecordBurlington Downtown Business AssociationCentral Burlington A nonprofit organization whose aim is the development, promotion and beautification of a defined commercial area of downtown Burlington.

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ontario Area Office

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ontario Area OfficeGuelph Inspection services, quarantine programs related to food, animal health, plant protection * enforces food safety, nutritional quality standards established by Health Canada * responds to food borne il ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Natural Resources Canada, Office of Energy Efficiency

Map RecordCanada. Natural Resources Canada, Office of Energy EfficiencyOttawa Energy efficiency organization * a centre of excellence in energy conservation, energy efficiency and information on alternative fuels * strengthens and expands Canada's commitment to energy efficienc ... [More]

Map RecordCar Heaven, Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association

Map RecordCar Heaven, Ontario Automotive Recyclers AssociationHamilton Recycles old cars to help protect the environment * automobiles (working or not) are dismantled environmentally safely and according to code of practice by a certified recycler located in the communit ... [More]

Map RecordCoalition On the Niagara Escarpment

Map RecordCoalition On the Niagara EscarpmentHamilton A coalition dedicated to promoting and protecting the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. * accepts both individual and organization memberships

Map RecordConservation Halton, Burlington - Mount Nemo Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Burlington - Mount Nemo Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsBurlington A 169 hectare park on the Niagara Escarpment in Burlington that includes geological features such as crevice caves, cliffs and talus slopes. * 5 km of cliff edge and forest trails for hiking * interpr ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Newcomer Programs

Map RecordConservation Halton, Newcomer ProgramsBurlington ESL Programs : Tour of Discovery * a guided tour of the reconstructed 15th century Iroquoian longhouse at Crawford Lake * call 905-854-0234 ext 3200 or email clbookings@hrca.on.ca to book Time Capsul ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Public Education/Outreach Programs

Map RecordConservation Halton, Public Education/Outreach ProgramsBurlington Conservation Halton Public Education Programs Raptor Encounters Stream of Dreams Halton Children’s Water Festival Halton Forest Festival Forestry and Tree Planting : Landowner Tree Planting School Gro ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Campbellville - Mountsberg Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Campbellville - Mountsberg Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsCampbellville A protected nature area with 16 km of hiking, mountain biking and cross-country ski trails. Offers: * wildlife centre, outdoor education and interpretive centre open year round * Visitor Centre * bird ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Crawford Lake Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Crawford Lake Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsMilton A 232 hectare park on the Niagara Escarpment in Milton. Offers: * Nassagaweya Canyon Interpretive Lookout * reconstructed Iroquoian village & heritage site * 19 km of hiking, snowshoeing and cross cou ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Hilton Falls Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Hilton Falls Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsMilton A 645 hectare park on the Niagara Escarpment in Milton with a variety of geological and wetland features including a geological pot hole and beaver meadow. Offers: * 33 km of hiking, mountain biking a ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsMilton Recreational and natural lands with summer and winter activities including hiking, mountain biking, swimming, camping, skiing and snowboarding. * kayak/paddle boat and canoes rentals * 85 acre man-mad ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsMilton A 616 acre park on Niagara Escarpment in Milton with geological features that include crevice caves, cliffs and talus slopes. * 10 km of cliff edge and forest trails with connections to the Bruce Trai ... [More]

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Robert Edmondson Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational Trails

Map RecordConservation Halton, Milton - Robert Edmondson Conservation Area, Conservation Land & Recreational TrailsMilton A conservation area that includes a trail, boardwalk and a small lake for fishing. Click here for information on other Conservation Halton locations. ... [More]

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation, Administrative Offices and Services

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation, Administrative Offices and ServicesMississauga (City of) Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a partnership of the municipalities within the Credit River watershed * community-based environmental organization mandated to ensure the conservation, restoration ... [More]

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation Authority, Limehouse Conservation Area, Conservation Parks

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation Authority, Limehouse Conservation Area, Conservation ParksLimehouse Limehouse Conservation Area provides access to the following activities and features: * Bruce Trail * dog walking (leashed dogs, only) * bird watching * photography * Credit River * restored limestone ... [More]

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation Authority, Silver Creek Conservation Area, Conservation Parks

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation Authority, Silver Creek Conservation Area, Conservation ParksHalton Hills Silver Creek Conservation Area provides access to the following activities and features: * hiking * Bruce Trail * bird watching * photography * Niagara Escarpment * dog walking (leashed dogs only) ... [More]

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation Authority

Map RecordCredit Valley Conservation AuthorityTerra Cotta Terra Cotta Conservation Area consists of 508 acres of rugged terrain on the Niagara Escarpment which offers nature trails, picnic area, fishing, birdwatching, cross country skiing, interpretive progr ... [More]

Map RecordDowntown Milton Business Improvement Area

Map RecordDowntown Milton Business Improvement AreaMilton An organization established for the improvement, beautification and promotion of shopping in downtown Milton.

Map RecordDowntown Oakville Business Improvement Area

Map RecordDowntown Oakville Business Improvement AreaOld Oakville Established through an initiative of the local business community with the approval of local Municipal council. Hosts events throughout the year including: * Sidewalk Sale Jun 8-11, 2017 * Midnight Ma ... [More]

Map RecordEarth Day Hamilton-Burlington

Map RecordEarth Day Hamilton-BurlingtonHamilton East Committed to improving the environment through initiatives at schools, with business, and with the community. An accredited coordinator of Earth Day Canada. Programs include: * The Annual Earth Day Ha ... [More]

Field and Stream Rescue Team

 Field and Stream Rescue TeamHalton Region Connects with municipality, the Halton Region Conservation Authority and many committees to ensure that all are aiding in the preservation of Lake Ontario's waterways Services include: * educating res ... [More]

Map RecordFriends of the Earth Canada

Map RecordFriends of the Earth CanadaOttawa Environmental group whose interests include bees, water, mining, climate change, energy, toxic and human health * Friends of the Earth is the Canadian voice of the World's largest grassroots environme ... [More]

Map RecordGeorgetown Central Business Improvement Area

Map RecordGeorgetown Central Business Improvement AreaGeorgetown The goals of the Downtown Georgetown BIA include revitalizing the downtown area through regular maintenance, facade improvement, streetscape and public art programs, special events and promotions and ... [More]

Halton Bluebird Club

 Halton Bluebird ClubOakville Builds homes for the bluebirds located in Bronte Creek Provincial Park. * there are currently 71 homes in the Park * club's goal, since bluebirds suffered a major decline from the 1920’s to the 1970’s ... [More]

Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - 1151 Bronte Rd, Halton Regional Administration Centre

Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Oakville - 1151 Bronte Rd, Halton Regional Administration CentreOakville Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living * health education programs and promotion * dental health * sexual health * environmental health * heart health * prevent ... [More]

Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Environmental Health

Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Environmental HealthNorth Oakville Environmental Health: * investigates environmental health hazard reports and complaints * inspects public recreational water facilities, including swimming pools, spas and wading pools, to ensure they ... [More]

Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Testing Your Well Water Supplies

Map RecordHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Testing Your Well Water SuppliesNorth Oakville The Health Department's water depot locations : Acton Library 17 River Street Tuesday-Thursday 9:30 am-8:30 pm Acton Home Hardware - Sample water bottle pick-up only 362 Queen Street E Monday-Friday ... [More]

Map RecordHalton. Public Works, Water Efficiency

Map RecordHalton. Public Works, Water EfficiencyOakville High Efficiency Toilet Rebate Program: * $75 rebate for purchase of Water Sense certified toilets, installed in Halton Region - limited to one rebate per household * check website for details Outdoor ... [More]

Map RecordKerr Village Business Improvement Area

Map RecordKerr Village Business Improvement AreaKerr Village Activities include: * planning community events * business retention initiatives * the beautification of the Kerr Village community * act as a liaison between merchants and the Town of Oakville

Map RecordNiagara Escarpment Commission

Map RecordNiagara Escarpment CommissionGeorgetown The Escarpment is a height of land and related topography extending 725 kilometres through south central Ontario from Queenston to Tobermory. The Commission fulfills the following responsibilities: * ... [More]

Oakville. My Neighbour's Construction, Online Service

 Oakville. My Neighbour's Construction, Online ServiceOakville Concerns may include: * noise and nuisance * construction vehicle parking * workplace safety * drainage and grading * tree removal

Oakville. Parks and Open Space, Lions Valley Park

 Oakville. Parks and Open Space, Lions Valley ParkOakville A natural landscape park with an extensive trail system for hiking and jogging with picnic areas and a playground. * situated along Sixteen Mile Creek * located in the river valley under Sixteen Mile ... [More]

Ontario Farmland Trust

 Ontario Farmland TrustGuelph Pursues three main activities: * direct land protection through conservation easements and land donations * policy development for improved farmland protection * research and education to advance land ... [More]

Ontario Headwaters Institute

 Ontario Headwaters InstituteOakville Works to preserve and protect Ontario's headwaters through: Research * focuses on science, policy and performance relating to watershed management and headwater health Education * teaches the role the ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Burlington - Halton Peel District Office

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Burlington - Halton Peel District OfficeBurlington The Halton Peel office of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is responsible for delivering programs to protect air quality, surface and ground water quality, manage the disposal of was ... [More]

Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources

 Protect Our Water and Environmental ResourcesGeorgetown P.O.W.E.R.'s projects include: * Engaging Youth in the Environment for Sustainability (EYES), providing an opportunity for local students and the community to participate in the restoration of nature ... [More]

Protecting Escarpment Rural Land

 Protecting Escarpment Rural LandBurlington Objectives are: * to ensure that the spirit of the Niagara Escarpment's UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve designation is upheld * protect and enhance local Niagara Escarpment rural lands in North Burling ... [More]

Map RecordRoyal Botanical Gardens, Project Paradise

Map RecordRoyal Botanical Gardens, Project ParadiseBurlington Project Paradise is the restoration of a self-sustaining, fresh-water wildlife habitat (marshlands and wetlands) in the Cootes Paradise and Grindstone Creek areas of the Hamilton Harbour Remedial Acti ... [More]

South Peel Naturalists' Club

 South Peel Naturalists' ClubOakville Activities include: * field trips * interpretive walks * summer evening walks - Monday * meetings with guest speakers * Conservation Forum - e-mail group focusing on conservation * annual Christmas Bi ... [More]

Map RecordTrans Canada Trail, National Office

Map RecordTrans Canada Trail, National OfficeMontréal To date, nearly 20,770 kilometres of the Trail are connected (87 percent of the proposed route). Initiated in 1992 as a legacy project of Canada 125, the Trans Canada Trail is the world's longest and ... [More]

Map RecordUniversity of Guelph, Department of Animal Biosciences, Wild Ontario

Map RecordUniversity of Guelph, Department of Animal Biosciences, Wild OntarioGuelph An expansion and redirection of the Ontario Veterinary College Wild Bird Clinic's outreach programs at the University of Guelph. The education team consists of non-releasable birds of prey whose stori ... [More]

Wildlife Preservation Canada

 Wildlife Preservation CanadaGuelph Scientific field research, public education and community involvement are integrated with various recovery strategies to protect and save species. Recovery practices include: * captive breeding and re ... [More]

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