and conservation strategies to reduce green house gas emissions throughout the Toronto District School Board. William Lyon Mackenzie CI’s project is where the movement began. The project for this school was to install a combination of solar panels and wind turbines on school grounds, while also integrating electricity conservation strategies. By simultaneously reducing carbon dioxide emissions, and implementing environmental consciousness into their lesson plans, William Lyon Mackenzie CI …

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  1. #1 by paultobey at June 14th, 2007

    This is fantastic! I just want to say how inspiring this is, and how much I wish our Brantford Community was thinking Switch as they look to build or rebuild a new highschool. Shall invite you to Brantford to Speak! Awesome job! Nancy Houle

  2. #2 by bz4kh at August 23rd, 2007

    Excellent job MAC!

  3. #3 by eddietak at September 5th, 2007

    I was in the audience.. 😉

    Good job

  4. #4 by TinkerJet at September 6th, 2007

    Wow. Can’t believe I let this slip under my radar.

    Yeah. I was there. I couldn’t stay through the whole thing but I hung in the audience and stuck around as long as I could. =) David’s a good buddy and I know he’s trying to do something truly amazing! Go David! Go MAC! Go the whole community who thinks SWITCH!

  5. #5 by TinkerJet at September 6th, 2007

    Hate to double comment… but just making it clear that I meant David Godri… XD not Suzuki but David Suzuki is most awesome too!

  6. #6 by SabreTooth123 at January 30th, 2008

    woot I was in that audience but I left before David Suzuki got there. Did they end up putting the solar panels and wind generators up? and if so, are they giving a lot of power?

  7. #7 by StevenX1234x1 at February 11th, 2008

    SWITCH is just a bit overated….its not really gonna make any difference.

  8. #8 by SWITCHmackenzie at February 15th, 2008

    hey buddy,
    We’ve been told that before, and what’s funny is that we succeeded in doing what people told us we would not be able to!
    Half of our goal is complete – education! The amount of knowledge and experience that we have gained is outstanding. We enjoy the experience and we know that it indeed, will make a difference!

  9. #9 by shotgun6X at March 1st, 2008

    You said it, and I too will stand and continue to show my support for SWITCH that IS making a HUGE DIFFERENCE upon the environment! We, SWITCH, have already come a long way and MUCH further than as shown in this vid! You can even learn more about us on the Much Channel’s Climate Talk program.

  10. #10 by gunitluv at April 2nd, 2008

    thats my school… all the members are damn nerd but switch is good

  11. #11 by shotgun6X at June 2nd, 2008

    I remember there was one time when we had to clean up Earl Bales Park in coalition with MAC’s environmental and gardening club. And following on the same day we went downtown and met David Miller who passed out an award to one of the SWITCH executives. SWITCH also scored first place in the WindENG competition at Guelph Universuty in 2007. All these were very exciting time. You can find more info on facebook where there are more updates than on the official website. ^___^

  12. #12 by AdisEleni at March 4th, 2009

    Panels go up this spring!

  13. #13 by AdisEleni at March 4th, 2009

    Panels go up spring 2009!!!

  14. #14 by sticky2sweet at June 18th, 2009

    Guys stop making fun of SWITCH
    Its good that they are getting involved

  15. #15 by AdisEleni at September 22nd, 2009

    Thanks for you support in SWITCH! Just one little clarifiction… all us damn nerds are travelling the country/world participating in confrences, leadership opportunities, etc, sp realy it’s not so bad 😉

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