Climate Health Emergency Requires Action Today

The following is the Media Release issued on October 17, 2018 regarding the fact that several organizations were denied the opportunity to address the Standing Committee conducting hearings on Bill 4, conceived to repeal Ontario's Climate Action Plan that was in place until the recent provincial election:


Climate Health Emergency Requires Action Today


Toronto – October 17, 2018:  CAPE is one of several organizations that was denied the opportunity to speak to...

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The Prime Minister's website on carbon pricing: October 23, 2018

"Canadians are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from wildfires in the west to floods in the east, smoke that makes the air unsafe to breathe and heatwaves that endanger the young and the elderly. We need to act now to fight back against climate change, for our children and grandchildren.


The Government of Canada has a plan that protects the environment while growing the economy, and that plan is working – our emissions are down and the economy has grown by 500,000 full-...

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Parkdale-High Park Constituents Highlight the IPCC Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC., and call upon MP Arif Virani to Pledge

On October 24, 2018, approximately one year before the next federal election, many constituents, including members of Green 13, took time out of their schedules throughout the day to go to MP Arif Virani’s constituency office, and personally deliver:

• a copy of the summary report of the IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5 degrees C. of October 8, 2018.

• letters...

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Emergency Debate on Global Warming - Climate, Canada, and the IPCC special report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC

On October 8, 2018 the IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, issued its special report on GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5 degrees Celsius. The summary report may be read here. The dire and urgent nature of this report prompted MPs and citizens to call for an...

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Secondhand Sunday

Thanks to everyone in my neighbourhood who participated in Secondhand Sunday yesterday and made it such a great success.


Walking around Durie, Beresford, Annette, MacGregor and Ardagh, I counted at least 30 homes that had put out stuff for others to take. And there were plenty of takers too,  wandering the streets throughout the day. The weather, although not great, held out and most of the stuff was gone by 5pm.


The overall response from those who participated, both those who...

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