Annual ESD Gala 2017

3M CANADA AND LEARNING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE HOST THE 15TH ANNUAL STATE OF EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GALA and LSF'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

 

On Thursday, April 20th, 2017, Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF), with support from 3M Canada, hosted our 15th Annual State of Education for Sustainable Development Gala and 25th Anniversary at the Arcadian Loft, Toronto. Business, community leaders, educators, and students, joined together as a tribute to the memory of Dr. David V.J. Bell and shared how climate change presents one of the greatest threats of our time and showcased how groups put their world on a more sustainable path by empowering a new generation of climate-aware citizens. All proceeds from the Gala will help continue David's legacy of empowering our children to save the world/

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Gala guests

Tribute to Dr. David V.J. Bell by the Honourable Glen Murray 

Tribute to Dr. David V.J. Bell by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell 

A quick recap about LSF's initiatives at 2017!

Dr. Gerald Farthing is annoucned as the new Chair for LSF's Board of Directors

Mojdeh Poul, President and General Manager of 3M Canada starts off the night as our first Keynote Speaker

The Hon. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education addresses Gala Guests

Olivia Chow addresses Gala Guests

St. Benedict teachers and students shared their School of Rock Project and song "Save The Earth" as our 2016 Jack Layton Award for Youth Action in Sustainability winners and their experience at this year's EcoLeague Youth Forum in Milton as keynotes and workshop facilitators. (Click to donate to their Eco Garden)

E.L. Crossley Secondary School shares their VegFest project and is announced as our first place 2016 LSF-RBC Our Canada Project Winners. Congratulations! (Click to view presentation)

Tanya Murray, an YRDSB teacher and outdoor environmental educator sharing her experience about LSF’s Professional Development Institutes regarding "Marking Authentic Inquiry Work". (Click to view presentation)

Our student keynotes at this year's Gala alongside the Hon. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education and Pamela Schwartzberg, President and CEO of LSF

 

Thank you to our sponsor, 3M Canada, and our generous supporters, RBC, Glencore, BMO Financial Group, Bullfrog Power, Compass Group for making this event possible:


       

    

For further information please contact Elaine at elaine@lsf-lst.ca or call 1 877 250 8202 or 416 327 2032.

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