Next steps to Grow the Greenbelt? See the “Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review”

“The Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH), the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan are four provincial land use plans that work together to manage growth, build complete communities, curb sprawl and protect the natural environment. These plans support agriculture and promote economic development in Ontario’s…

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2 Days to Waterstock Tip: Sun Screen!!! It’s going to be a glorious Day!

Bring Sun Screen!! To help you enjoy these additional activities at Waterstock…

The Beehive Design Collective is a wildly-motivated, all volunteer, activist-art collective dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots” by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools. We work anonymously as word-to-image translators of complex global stories, gathered and shared through first hand conversations with affected communities.

Our artwork will be displayed at Waterstock and we will be hosting a workshop from 1-2 pm which will use storytelling and metaphor to explain the forces institutions and dynamics of global capitalism and will also look at grassroots struggles for sovereignty, dignity, and the protection of natural systems – with a special focus on water.

Yoga! We are pleased to be able to share yoga with the community at Waterstock.

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3 Days to Waterstock Daily tip: To fully enjoy Waterstock please bring the following items…

To fully enjoy Waterstock please bring the following items…….

  • Lawn chairs, Camping chairs or blankets!
  • Bring your own plates and eating utensils! There will be rinse stations on site for you to rinse your dishes before heading home.
  • Bring your own reusable drinking vessel to Waterstock. There will be free water available on site for everyone in attendance! (Just remember, your container has to be empty when you come through the front gate)!
  • Bring your reusable 14oz festival mug from past Riverfest Elora or Hillside
    Festivals!
  • Cash! And Yes! There will be ATMs on site for your convenience.

Important Reminder to people from Toronto who want bus to Waterstock.

There is a Toronto Shuttle Bus to Waterstock!

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4 Days to Waterstock Daily Tip: Take advantage of a $20 round trip bus ride from Toronto to Erin Fairgrounds this Sunday

Read this now if you want to take advantage of a $20 round trip bus ride from Toronto to Erin Fairgrounds this Sunday for Waterstock.

We have just added a Toronto Shuttle Bus to Waterstock!

Bus will leave Sunday from Spadina and Bloor at 10:30am and go directly to the Erin Fairgrounds.

The shuttle pick up location is Spadina Subway Station, (north of Bloor, east side of Spadina.)

The Bus will leave Erin Fairgrounds at 6pm to return to Toronto.

*The shuttle is only $20 round trip! Please bring cash to pay upon boarding.

To book a spot on the shuttle, you must first email spencer@riverfestelora.com

Deadline for booking a spot on the bus is Thursday at midnight.

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Five Days until Waterstock Daily tip – Food and Drink at Waterstock

How does the food work at Waterstock?
Food tickets are only $5 each! That means that for only $20, you can try food from 4 different chefs!

Please remember to bring your own plates and eating utensils!

There will be rinse stations on site for you to rinse your dishes before heading home.

Bring your own reusable drinking vessel to Waterstock. There will be free water available on site for everyone in attendance! Just remember, your container has to be empty when you come through the front gate!

How does alcohol service work at Waterstock?

  • Alcohol: Beer, cider and wine will be available!
  • Alcohol Tickets will be $5 each

Bring your reusable 14oz festival mug from past Riverfest or Hillside festivals. All alcohol will be served in these mugs. If you don’t have one, one can be purchased for $5 at the ticket booth and you get to take it home with you!

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Say No to Nestlé Campaign Update – Six Days until Waterstock Daily tip and announcing winners of Brewery Tours

Every day this week we will give you an important ‘tip’ to ensure you have a good time at Waterstock.

Today’s Tip – Waterstock welcomes children!

Children 12 and under receive free admission! There will be a dedicated children’s area with arts and crafts, children’s performers, face painting and more! Learn more on our Activities page by scrolling down to the Children’s Area listings. (Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the children’s area).

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More Talk, Better Rock – Responsible Aggregates Summit

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
10 am – 1 pm (lunch provided)

Black Creek Pioneer Village,
North York, Ontario

Join Environmental Defence, Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC), CRH Canada and Lafarge to learn how socially and environmentally responsible aggregates can improve community relations and reduce negative environmental impacts in Ontario. By choosing to buy certified responsible aggregates (for the same price as non-CSC aggregates) your organization can be part of this change!

FREE, RSVP required

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