Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
Last weekend the Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project was in Edmonton, AB at Kinnaird Ravine. Volunteers came out to help naturalize the ravine, planting approximately 800 native trees and shrubs including Trembling Aspen, Wolf Willow, and Saskatoon Berry.
The team did a great job and are now headed to Big Valley Jamboree this weekend!
Thanks to Global TV and City TV for joining us onsite too.
Up next…Red Leaf is coming back to Ontario with 2 events in Toronto. See you in August! Cheers.
Thursday, July 14th, 2011
Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project was in Covehead, PEI and Sarnia, ON! Up next…Gibbon’s Park, London, ON this Saturday and Sheriff Robertson Park in Edmonton on July 23rd!
Location: Covehead, PEI – Stanhope Place Park Project
Volunteers learned about aquatic ecosystem stewardship. The most important issue was estuary (the place where fresh water from a river, meets salt water from the ocean) rehabilitation, and removing large amounts of an invasive plant called Sea Lettuce that was choking out local fish populations. The Sea Lettuce is experiencing extreme growth due to the excess amounts of nitrates from fertilizers used in nearby farms.
Volunteers also planted 40 native trees along a stream, adding chain fences around each to protect from hungry rabbits. They battled mosquitoes to build 6 large brush silt mats to help prevent shoreline erosion and to protect the stream (and fish habitat) from excessive silt (which is soil running into the water, making in more shallow so that fish are not able to travel freely).
Location: Sarnia, ON – Canatara Park Project
Red Leaf participants learned about removing invasive plant species, and general park clean up. The team worked incredible hard to remove 60 garbage bags full of harmful invasive species (a plant called Fragmites) and 20 garbage bags full of litter polluting the park.
Friday, July 1st, 2011
Happy Canada Day to all! Wishing you a fun, safe and relaxing day with friends and family (and a cold beer or two!). Here’s to responsible choices. Cheers Canada.
Friday, June 24th, 2011
Richard Loat, Founder of Five Hole for Food (L), with John Buckley (C), Brewery Manager, Molson Coors Canada and Victor Lo, Five Hole for Food (R) at the Molson Coors Canada Brewery in St. John’s Newfoundland.
The Five Hole for Food crew have hit the road again for their second annual coast to coast tour playing hockey to support local food banks across Canada.
This hockey loving team found a way to combine their passion for the game with ‘doing good’ by setting up rinks in the heart of 13 cities across Canada and inviting anyone and everyone to come out to play road hockey to fight hunger. All you have to do is bring your stick, a can of food (or monetary donations), and have fun. 100% of the proceeds go to a local food bank in each city.
Molson Canadian is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Five Hole for Food, and we hope you’ll drop by at the event nearest you. Cheers!
- JUNE 23 – St. John’s, NFLD
- JUNE 25 – Halifax, NS
- JUNE 26 – Charlottetown, PEI
- JUNE 27 – Saint John, NB
- JUNE 29 – Montreal, Quebec
- JUNE 30 – Ottawa, ON
- JULY 1 – CANADA DAY, Toronto, ON
- JULY 3 – Winnipeg, MB
- JULY 4 – Regina, SK
- JULY 5 – Calgary, AB
- JULY 6 – Edmonton, AB
- JULY 8 – Victoria, BC
- JULY 9 – Vancouver, BC