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Sep 23, 2019, 14:56 ET A major greening project at Parc Jean-Drapeau - More than 135 trees planted on Île Notre-Dame

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau has joined forces with the Société de verdissement du Montréal métropolitain (Soverdi) and the City of Montréal on a...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:15 ET City greening experts from around the globe gather in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Vancouver will host the largest international conference on urban forestry ever held, when more than 700 urban greening experts from across the world assemble for the...


Sep 13, 2018, 20:30 ET 7-Eleven Launches Program to Offset Tailpipe Emissions in the Metro Vancouver Regional District

With a goal of planting 20,000 trees across Canada by October 2019 with Tree Canada, 7-Eleven, Inc. launches the expansion of RENEW™, 7-Eleven's emissions offset program. RENEW will be available at...


Jun 01, 2018, 10:46 ET Tree Canada and CN announce the 27 recipients awarded grants of up to $25,000 for the CN EcoConnexions Tree Planting program.

HALIFAX, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Tree Canada, Canada's leading national tree-planting charity, are pleased to announce today the names of the 27 communities that are being...


Mar 23, 2018, 10:24 ET Tree Canada and CN invite Canadian communities to apply for $25,000 greening grants

OTTAWA, March 23, 2018 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Tree Canada are pleased to announce today the launch of CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up, an annual initiative that provides more than...


Nov 07, 2017, 17:42 ET CNA Canada Celebrates 100 Years in Business

CNA Canada has kicked off its celebration of a significant milestone — 100 years as a successful and growing business. On November 6, 1917, CNA opened its first Canadian office with fewer than ten...


Sep 26, 2017, 12:23 ET Tree Canada celebrates 25th anniversary on National Tree Day

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Tree Canada, the nation's leading national tree planting charity, is celebrating its 25th anniversary on National Tree Day this September 27th by planting its 82...


May 26, 2017, 12:13 ET National charity kicks off massive "ReLeaf" planting to restore greenspaces in Fort McMurray after last year's wildfire

REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF WOOD BUFFALO, AB, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ - This weekend Tree Canada kicks off a massive tree-planting to restore greenspaces in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and...


Apr 21, 2017, 12:59 ET UPDATE - Tree Canada marks national launch of #Canada150 celebrations at event in Regina, SK

REGINA, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - In honour of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, Tree Canada is pleased to announce the launch of its national #Canada150 celebrations with a free, family-friendly...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:00 ET Tree Canada announces major investment to restore forest and urban greenspaces destroyed by Fort McMurray fires

EDMONTON, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Tree Canada, the nation's leading national tree planting charity, today announced a more than $1 million investment to restore the forests destroyed by the devastating...


Dec 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Tree Canada to support 150 community greening initiatives nationwide

'Tree to Our Nature' program celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Proud to be a part of Canada 150, the Government of Canada's celebration of our...


Nov 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Tree Canada's Edible Trees program sprouts up again in 2016

Communities across Canada can apply for grants to plant fruit and nut trees OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Tree Canada today is pleased to announce the return of one of its most popular programs,...


Nov 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Lac-Mégantic's downtown regrows one tree at a time

Tree Canada and CN help revitalize downtown core by planting 34 large trees LAC-MÉGANTIC, QC, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Tree Canada, the nation's leader in tree-related programs and resources, today is...


Oct 28, 2016, 10:30 ET CN EcoConnexions Community Tree Planting Program announces the 50 recipients awarded grants of $25,000

Communities to receive commemorative plaque, ceremonial tree in honour of Canada's 150th REGINA, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the names of the 50 communities across ...


Sep 21, 2016, 07:00 ET Tree Canada's National Tree Day grows into a truly nationwide event

Tree planting events will help spruce up 13 cities across the country OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Tree Canada, the nation's leader in tree-related programs and resources, and TELUS are celebrating ...


Mar 08, 2016, 09:00 ET Money does grow on trees for 13 Canadian communities with innovative urban forestry ideas

Almost $300,000 in TD Green Streets grants awarded in 2016 TORONTO, March 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Tree Canada is pleased to announce that 13 communities across Canada have been awarded almost $300,000 in...


Oct 13, 2015, 13:54 ET TD Green Streets Helping to Grow Canada's Urban Forests

$300,000 in new grants available to communities across the country OTTAWA, Oct. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - With the launch of TD Green Streets 2016, Tree Canada and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD ...


Sep 21, 2015, 10:20 ET Tree Canada's National Tree Day grows Canadians' appreciation for trees

Educational events being held across the country with partner IKEA Canada OTTAWA, Sept. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Tree Canada, the nation's leader in tree-related programs and resources, is celebrating...


May 20, 2015, 15:41 ET IKEA Canada co-workers roll up their sleeves and grab a shovel for the annual "Pick a Tree, Plant a Tree" event with Tree Canada

OTTAWA, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - For the 18th year in a row, IKEA co-workers will join Tree Canada today to plant and maintain trees and shrubs in local communities surrounding IKEA Canada's 12 stores....


May 02, 2014, 11:00 ET Third Edition of CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up program

MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the successful candidates for its 2014 From the Ground Up program. Thirty communities were selected amongst 191...


Oct 25, 2013, 09:00 ET CN extends EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program for three more years to green public properties across Canada

OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced it will extend its CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up program for another three years owing to a strong response from...


Sep 25, 2013, 14:10 ET #HomeHardware Set to Beautify Communities across #Canada

ST. JACOBS, ON, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Home Hardware Stores Limited and Tree Canada are digging in at 36 locations across Canada to plant and look after large trees in celebration of National Tree...


Sep 25, 2013, 06:00 ET Canadians team up with Tree Canada, Majesta and Telus to help plant 13,000 trees as part of the National Tree Day Challenge

- Canada's official day to celebrate trees is today - September 25, 2013 - OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadians were up to the challenge as they came together to help plant 13,000 trees as part...


Sep 12, 2013, 08:30 ET Calling all schools! Enter "fir" your chance to "spruce" up your schoolyard

- $20,000 outdoor classroom up for grabs in the fourth annual MAJESTA Trees of Knowledge Competition - DIEPPE, NB, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - With Canadian kids spending an average of nearly eight hours...


May 31, 2013, 14:00 ET Second Edition of CN EcoConnexions - From the Ground Up program a nationwide success

MONTREAL, May 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today announced the successful candidates for its 2013 From the Ground Up program. Of the 115 applications received in the program's...