About CSRWire.ca

CSRWire.ca is a national distribution service for environmental and corporate social responsibility (CSR) news that is relevant for Canadians.

Our focus is on organizations and companies that have a meaningful commitment to CSR principles. Our members share a vision of a more responsible future where profit and the environment are synergistic rather than antagonistic.

Is your CSR or Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) message being seen and heard?

CSR Wire Canada (CSRwire.ca) is affiliated with Environmental Communication Options, experts in design and delivery of scaleable CSR media and outreach strategies.

Contact Us

If you are interested in seeing your organization's message on CSRWire.ca, please contact us at:

1.416.972.7401
distribution@ecostrategy.ca
For more information visit us at ecostrategy.ca

RSS Feed

CSRWire.ca's RSS feed:
Click here for live feed


Distribution Rights

CSRWire.ca permits you to republish and link to the releases contained within this site. Newspapers are urged to contact us for more information regarding publishing. We are happy to provide members of the media with additional information regarding any of the content on this site. Photos and/or interviews are often available on request.

Recent Releases from Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation

Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan - Ten Years Later

Published Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:53:23 EST Read More

Media Release April, 2012 marks the 10th anniversary for the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan (ORMCP). Hailed as one of Ontario’s most successful and innovative “environment-first” pieces of legislation, the ORMCP has provided a pathway to better planning on the Oak Ridges Moraine. It has been a major catalyst for protecting the drinking water of more than 250,000 people on the Moraine and millions more in the Greater Toronto Area. With growing concerns over the ...... Click here to read this release



Biodiversity Decline on the Oak Ridges Moraine

Published Sun, 15 Jan 2012 14:04:02 EST Read More

Media Release (King City, January 15, 2012) More than 23 municipalities located on the Oak Ridges Moraine are calling on the Government of Ontario to continue funding the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation, a non-profit agency that serves as the eyes and ears of the moraine, often described as the rain barrel for southern Ontario. Financial support for the Foundation runs out at the end of this fiscal year and its renewal is far from certain. According to the Environmental ...... Click here to read this release



Measuring Success on the Oak Ridges Moraine report released by Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation

Published Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:30:08 EST Read More

Media Release ORMF requests Environmental Commissioner to review Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan (Toronto, September 15, 2011) Today, in keeping with its commitment to voicing Moraine issues, the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) released its timely and important Measuring Success on the Oak Ridges Moraine reports. Measuring Success was released today at a Sustainability Network Breakfast featuring David ...... Click here to read this release



The Oak Ridges Moraine Ten Years Later: Is It Really Protected?

Published Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:08:07 EST Read More

Media Advisory What: Breakfast Forum - The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) will release Measuring Success on the Oak Ridges Moraine and explain why it will file an Application for Review under Section 61 of the Ontario Environmental Bill of Rights. Who: David Miller (Former Mayor, City of Toronto), Kim Gavine (Executive Director, Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation), Debbe Crandall (Executive Director, Save the Oak Ridges Moraine Coalition), and Fred John...... Click here to read this release



Effectiveness of the Oak Ridge Moraine Conservation Plan (ORMCP) and health of the Oak Ridges Moraine assessed by the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF)

Published Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:40:03 EST Read More

Media Release (Toronto, Ontario March 10, 2011) A series of eight reports prepared under the Measuring Success banner by the non-profit Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation were distributed to MPPs at a Queen's Park briefing yesterday. Today, the documents are available to the public and stakeholders on the ORMF website (http://moraineforlife.org/resources/measuringsuccess.php) for review. Started in 20...... Click here to read this release



WHAT HAPPENED TO THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE?

Published Wed, 6 Oct 2010 09:21:40 EST Read More

Media Advisory WHAT HAPPENED TO THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE? The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation will convene a briefing session on Moraine related issues. This short session, complete with a light lunch, will focus on past successes put in the context of current and persistent issues. The session will take place on Wednesday, October 20th at Ontario Nature’s headquarters located on 366 Adelaide St. W., Suite 201 in Toronto. There will also be a discussion of a planne...... Click here to read this release



OAK RIDGES MORAINE FOUNDATION CONTINUES TO CHAMPION THE MORAINE

Published Mon, 26 Apr 2010 10:01:15 EST Read More

The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation is approaching an important milestone. With a new and recently approved strategic plan, the Foundation will see the co-ordination of data collection for the 2015 Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Review and continue its environmental activities to support the preservation, protection and restoration of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The Oak Ridges Moraine is one of Ontario's most prominent ecosystems. It is a geological ridge of land up to 300 metres high tha...... Click here to read this release



News release: Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation Preparing to Close after 50 million dollars of Conservation

Published Mon, 1 Jun 2009 09:57:46 EST Read More

News Release Created in 2002 to support partnerships and voluntary efforts to protect the Oak Ridges Moraine, the Foundation is preparing to close its doors in September 2010. During the eight year period, the Foundation will have generated over 50 million dollars of conservation effort by investing 15 million dollars of capital in partnerships matched by private organizations, municipalities, conservation authorities and individuals. More than 5,500 acres of high value co...... Click here to read this release



Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation and Trees Ontario work with local businesses to plant trees

Published Mon, 21 Jul 2008 10:59:57 EST Read More

Media Release – For Immediate Release Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation and Trees Ontario work with local businesses to plant trees (KING CITY, ON, July 21, 2008) The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) and Trees Ontario (TO) are promoting a new tree planting concept to businesses on the Oak Ridges Moraine. In order to increase forest cover across the Moraine (for map of the program area, go to www.moraineforlife.org), ORMF and TO a...... Click here to read this release



More landowners now helping to protect Oak Ridges Moraine

Published Mon, 6 Nov 2006 16:47:27 EST Read More

More landowners now helping to protect Oak Ridges Moraine Expanded conservation services available to landowners (King City, November 7, 2006) More landowners are now helping to protect the Oak Ridges Moraine, as a result of a major landowner contact program launched earlier this year in selected areas of the Oak Ridges Moraine, part of Ontario’s Greenbelt. Called the ‘Caring for the Moraine Project’ (CMP), it was created by 23 conservation and environmental organizations working...... Click here to read this release



Nouveau fonds environnemental pour les agriculteurs de la moraine d'Oak Ridges

Published Tue, 25 Apr 2006 16:15:57 EST Read More

Le 13 avril 2006 L’Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation engage 1,4 million de dollars pour des projets agro-environnementaux Port Perry (Ontario) - Les agriculteurs établis sur la moraine d'Oak Ridges, dans la ceinture de verdure de l'Ontario, sont maintenant admissibles à un important soutien financier qui leur permettra d’adopter des pratiques de gestion favorables pour les sols, l'eau et l'habitat. Cette nouvelle initiative a vu le jour grâce à l'établissement d'un partenariat novate...... Click here to read this release



New Environmental Funding Announced for Farmers

Published Thu, 13 Apr 2006 09:59:39 EST Read More

Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation provides $1.4 million for Farm Environmental Projects Port Perry, Ontario - Farmers on the Oak Ridges Moraine, part of Ontario’s Greenbelt, are now eligible for significant additional funding support for management practices that help protect soil, water and habitat resources. The initiative is an innovative partnership between the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF), farm organizations, the federal and provincial government and conservation groups. The OR...... Click here to read this release



Major project launched on the Oak Ridges Moraine to encourage landowner participation in conservation efforts

Published Tue, 4 Apr 2006 13:17:34 EST Read More

(King City, April 4, 2006) A major new landowner information project, created by 23 conservation and environmental organizations working together to provide coordinated conservation services, has been launched in selected areas of the Oak Ridges Moraine. The ‘Caring for the Moraine Project’ (CMP) has been made possible with a grant of $230,000 from the Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation. Contributions in staff and technical services from the project partners total $460,000. This is the fi...... Click here to read this release



Oak Ridges Moraine conservation a growing success due to $17 million in conservation and protection projects

Published Wed, 15 Mar 2006 12:07:03 EST Read More

Foundation accepting 2006 funding applications to protect habitat and wildlife on the Oak Ridges Moraine in the Region of York (King City, November 7, 2005) The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation (ORMF) is currently accepting proposals for projects that preserve and protect the environmental integrity of the Oak Ridges Moraine in the Region of York. The ORMF website, www.ormf.com, is a source of useful information about the moraine, current projects and the Foundation’s grant criteria. Exec...... Click here to read this release