On Wednesday Ottawa City Council voted by a strong majority to adopt Councillor Shawn Menard’s climate emergency motion. Ecology Ottawa has posted an explainer on what that means for Ottawa. See that here.
Councillor Shawn Menard plans to bring a motion at Environment Committee on April 16 that would declare a climate emergency in a similar way to Gatineau, Kingston and numerous other cities.
I join Ecology Ottawa in urging citizens to tell their city councillors and the mayor that they support such a declaration.
For more info see Ecology Ottawa’s web page where there’s also info on a rally at city hall on the morning of the vote. I plan to be there.
The Deputy Mayor of Vancouver Andrea Reimer came to town Sept 16 and wowed a 350 strong audience at city hall with the why and how of becoming the greenest city on earth. Vancouver city council has worked on this … Continue reading
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On March 23rd the City invites you to participate in a roundtable to consider the future of the city’s approach to addressing climate change. To register you need to email firstname.lastname@example.org before March 20th. Here’s the invite sent out by the … Continue reading