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Trees: our natural allies for living longer, healthier and happier lives

Escaping into nature has become a solace for many of us during the last few years. Getting away from the busyness of life, quieting our mind, and being present in the moment, whether to watch and hear the leaves dance in the...

How Trees Survive in Winter

We all appreciate the shade trees give us in the summer and their beautiful leaves in the fall, but what about during the winter season? What are trees doing when it’s cold and they are covered in a blanket of snow? When...

How To Best Prepare Newly-planted Trees for Winter

Trees don’t ask us to pull them from the earth of the nursery or the forest where they began their life. We...

Five Ways to Gift Green This Holiday Season

As another year ends, many of us will be celebrating the holidays with family and friends. If part of your holiday tradition...

Reduce Your Impact: Extend the Life of your Christmas Tree

Traditionally, the Christmas tree is prized for its fullness, shape and height. However, choosing the right tree is not just about its...

Through the Years: Celebrating 30 Years of Partnership with Home Hardware

This year marked 30 years of partnership between Tree Canada and a Canadian community staple, Home Hardware Stores Limited....

MP Bains Announces Over 21 Million New Trees in Partnership with Tree Canada

November 22, 2022 (New Westminster, B.C.) – Canada is dedicated to helping restore and expand Canada’s forests from coast to coast. Trees are...

Tree Canada launches Community Tree Grants to support local greening projects in 2023

November 14, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Tree Canada has launched the application period for its Community Tree Grants, the only national community greening, innovation...

Why do leaves change colour?

The biology of leaves According to the University of Tennessee’s Agricultural Extension Service, leaves contain ‘chloroplasts’ which are disk-like structures within cells...

National Tree Day 2022: Another Successful Year!

On September 21st, Tree Canada celebrated its 11th annual National Tree Day across the country. Thanks to the support of BMO Financial...

Tree Canada’s Community Tree Grants: What You Need to Know

Tree Canada is happy to announce that the application period for our Community Tree Grants (CTGs) is open! Eligible groups are invited...

BMO and Tree Canada work together to increase tree cover in cities across Canada...

Over 1,800 volunteers will plant thousands of urban trees on September 21st September 21, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Community volunteers and BMO Financial...