Monthly Archives: July 2013


From the City of Toronto website http://www.toronto.ca/parks/maple_leaf_forever.htm On July 19, 2013 a storm brought down an aged silver maple tree on Laing Street in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood. This famed maple tree was believed to be the inspiration for the song “Maple Leaf Forever” by Alexander Muir, which he wrote in […]

The Maple Leaf Forever Tree Continues to Inspire Us….


A landmark court ruling protects shared trees from one co-owner unilaterally destroying them. Save this law from being repealed! Environment – Toronto, Ontario, Canada We, Hilary and Stephen Scharper, are professors at the University of Toronto who both love and value trees. In June 2012, our neighbor decided she wanted to get […]

The Tree Trust: Protecting Shared Trees