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Michael Garron Hospital gets funding for going green

Michael Garron Hospital’s efforts to be eco-friendly have paid off.

Not only has the East York hospital’s focus on cutting down its use of electricity saved 419,000 kWh per year — the equivalent of taking 50 homes off the grid —  but it’s also led to a hefty cheque from Toronto Hydro.

Kairos Kitchi Blanket Exercise honours Indigenous community

As dozens of blankets were laid out at East Lynn Park, participants and witnesses slowly gathered to watch the Kairos Kitchi Blanket Exercise take place.

The event came just in time to mark the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People.