ARA In The News
Resident’s Association got a shout out from Ward 20’s councillor-elect Joe
In an opinion piece http://gleanernews.ca/index.php/2014/10/25/its-time-to-build-our-city-again-2/#.VFZLnIcri-I
in the Annex Gleaner, Cressy praised the ARA’s TreesPlease program for its beneficial effect on the environment.
“Yes, Rob Ford and Stephen Harper have their heads in the sand around
climate change. But, in our local neighbourhoods, we have already experienced
the effects of a changing environment, and the Annex Residents’ Association has
already acted to improve the situation. Their TreesPlease program works to
survey, protect, and expand Toronto’s tree canopy thereby providing more shade,
removing industrial emissions from the air, and increasing property values.
This is a win-win situation, improving our environment and beautifying our
neighbourhoods in the process.”
Cressy points out that TreesPlease is a good model for solving
problems because it involves local residents. The ARA believes that the best
solutions always involve people and is dedicated to achieving this at a local
level in our neighborhood.
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