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Earth Day 2021
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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day, which is observed on April 22nd began in 1970 and went international in 1990.  This year the theme for Earth Day Canada is “Take Care of the Planet”.  With this theme Earth Day Canada hopes to raise awareness about the importance of taking genuine action to take care of our planet every day.  To learn more and find events in your area, you can visit the Earth Day official site here. Not sure where to start?  We’ve compiled the below list of ways you can practice sustainable living. By incorporating one or all of these tips into your everyday, you are helping our planet!    Everyday Sustainable Living Ditch.

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Pink Shirt Day 2021

Pink Shirt day began in Nova Scotia in 2007 when a student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to class. Two older students wore pink shirts and distributed pink shirts to other boys in the school to take a stand against the bullies and support their schoolmate. You can learn more about the origin of the day here.  Since 2007, February 24th has been recognized annually in Canada and around the world as a day to stand against bullying. Unfortunately bullying can happen at all levels and ages. In a 2016 study, Statistics Canada found that over 30% of Canadian workers experienced bullying from colleagues or.

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Earth Day 2020 Family Fun

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! This Earth Day, we encourage you and your family to participate in a neighbourhood safari hosted by National Geographic. Joining in is easy! Simply draw, colour, or create your favourite animal and display it in your window, doorway or even drawn with chalk on your sidewalk for all to see. NatGeo@Home has made it even easier by providing coloring pages here. Everyone can then go on their own safaris—while practicing social distancing, —and spot different animals all over the neighborhood! NatGeo@Home states “the goal is that as you walk with.

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Pink Shirt Day 2020

Pink Shirt Day On this day, we unite with millions of people across the world in taking a stand against bullying. The Pink Shirt Day campaign was started by two Nova Scotian teens, Travis Price and David Sheppard, after witnessing a grade 9 student being bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school on his first day. These two grade 12 students took a stand against homophobic bullying, which garnered media attention across the country. These brave boys saw a problem and hit it head on. They gathered others at their school and wore pink the following day to show.

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Bell Let’s Talk Day 2020

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and Gateway Property Management is joining the conversation around mental health. This year’s theme is Mental Health: Every Action Counts. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every one of the following actions completed: Twitter – Tweet and retweet using #BellLetsTalk and/or watch the official video (here) Facebook – Use the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame and/or watch the official video (here) Instagram – Watch the official video (here) Snapchat – Send a snap using the Bell Let’s Talk filter or watch.

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Earth Day 2017

Earth Day has been celebrated on the 22nd of April since 1970. To participate, we asked our employees to try out some small changes today that can make a big difference: -Attempt to go paperless for the day. As per Stats Canada, the average Canadian consumed 20,000 pages in 2003. Enough to cover an area of almost 1,200 square metres! -Use only reusable coffee mugs, water bottles and lunch containers/brown bags for the day. If you use a reusable mug for at least one cup of coffee or tea every day, you’ll end up avoiding about 23 lbs of waste .

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#BellLetsTalk

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and Gateway Property Management is joining the conversation around mental health. Today on Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will contribute 5 cents to mental health related initiatives for every text message sent, and mobile and long distance call made by Bell and Bell Aliant customers, every tweet and Instagram post using #BellLetsTalk, view of the official Bell Let’s Talk Facebook video and use of the Bell Let’s Talk geofilter on Snapchat. Did you know that 27% of Canadians said they would be fearful of being around someone who suffers from serious mental illness?  Let’s.

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