Take Action

TFN empowers its members to Take Action in protecting Toronto’s green spaces and the species that inhabit them. Members of our Action Committee circulate important environmental news, create petitions, collaborate with other organizations to address issue of concern, and sit on numerous advisory councils, community associations, and stakeholder groups, helping to advocate for nature, raise environmental awareness, and inform decision-making.

Action Updates

Magwood Park wetland Fight for Nature – Fight Bill 23 November 9, 2022 - Long-standing safeguards for natural heritage in southern Ontario, and especially the Greenbelt, are about to be swept away by Bill 23, an omnibus bill being rushed through by Doug Ford’s government at Queen’s Park. Introduced on October 25, Bill 23 is devastating in its scope and disregard for the environment, and has already passed second Read More

Bufflehead ducks in Ontario Place Ontario Place needs nature-focused designs, speak up  by November 18! November 2, 2022 - Ontario Place is being redeveloped, including the public parkland areas. Now is your chance to choose between options for five zones along the waterfront, including the water’s edge, the marina and the cove. Project designers are asking the public to choose between more natural and less natural options for each zone. The online survey takes Read More

Mature Oak, Monarch Park Toronto Star opinion piece by TFN President, Ellen Schwartzel. August 21, 2022 - The Toronto Star has today published an opinion piece by our president, Ellen Schwartzel titled “Toronto’s parklands require more care, protection and expansion”. Below is a link to the opinion piece. https://tfngo.to/aug21star Read More

Tell the City to make nature a priority on the Toronto Islands February 25, 2022 - Your chance to comment on the Toronto Island Park Master Plan is March 1st – March 7. Tell the City to make nature a priority on the Toronto Islands! The City is hosting four public input evenings on the long-term future of the Toronto Islands. March 1st (6:00 – 9 pm) Open House March 3 Read More

View of the Don Valley and downtown from Leaside bridge Open Letter to City Council re: IE27.6 Review of City of Toronto Golf Courses February 1, 2022 - TFN is proud to have helped draft an open letter to the mayor and councillors regarding IE27.6 Review of City of Toronto Golf Courses, which is going to City Council tomorrow. Organizations wishing to lend their support to this letter are encouraged to sign here. Toronto City Hall 100 Queen St. W., Toronto Attn: City Clerk & Read More

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