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On Being a BEA Student Intern

Students Rajbalinder Ghatoura and Gavin Lin reflect on their time supporting the Brampton Environmental Alliance as student interns. Rajbalinder Ghatoura is a fourth year student in Environmental Studies at York University. He is also a Brampton resident who has been involved in several environmental initiatives starting when he was in Grade 7! As a secondary school student, Rajbalinder was one …

Provincial Funding Available for Shoreline Cleanup, Naturalization and Restoration Projects

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is currently accepting applications for the Great Lakes Local Action Fund to protect and restore Great Lakes' watersheds including connecting rivers. The Provincial Government has earmarked up to $1.9 million for the second round of funding to support local projects that can demonstrate positive environmental impact on these watersheds. Community based projects …

February is Winter Walk to School Month

Whether we were born in Canada or came here later in life, it seems many of us don't like Canadian winters. Did you know there is a scientific reason why winters make us feel so lethargic and unhappy? It turns out the lack of light affects our brain's ability to generate serotonin and melatonin, two chemicals that help regulate our …
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