Report on Roadmap to Environmental Action event of Nov. 13, 2019
On a cold, snowy Wednesday evening, 132 chairs fill Swansea Town Hall. Five banners hang on the wall (from left to right):
1. Preserving Nature
2. Food & Agriculture
3. Consumption & Waste
These are the sign-up sheets the PHP4 Climate Action Steering Committee prepared. As people trickle in, they walk up to the sheets and check mark those issues most important to them. On each seat lays...
Gift-giving, Black Friday, and the Climate Emergency
Given the climate emergency, consider donating to organizations that are doing the necessary work required at this time. CAN-Rac, Climate Action Network Canada, is dedicated to doing all they can to bring together over 100 member groups in Canada on climate issues. They fund research, do surveys, collaborate with member groups, develop webinars and conferences for ongoing education, send representatives to the COPs each year, keep us all informed...Read more
Green 13 signs on to Joint Mandate Letter to PM Trudeau after 2019 election
As a member of Climate Action Network Canada we are counting on the Government of Canada, under the eadership of PM Trudeau, to act immediately on five key priorities:
1. Listen to scientists. Set science-backed climate targets and limit warming to 1.5°C.
2. Create mechanisms to keep government accountable and on track to meet our climate
3. Ensure a just transition for workers by collaborating with communities. 4. Redirect investment away...
Parkdale-High Park All-Candidates Debate on the Environment: Recap and Reflection
On Wednesday, October 2nd, almost 400 members of our community gathered at Humbercrest United Church for the Parkdale-High Park All-Candidates Debate on the Environment. As the pews filled, people nudged closer together, pulled chairs from other rooms, and leaned against columns. Yellow “100 Debates” pins flickered against the black shirts of volunteers from Green 13, Green Parkdale-Roncesvalles, and Safe Rail Communities as they hurried about, directing attendees in and encouraging them to...Read more
One Earth, One Vote
Add your name to this initiative to let our current party leaders know that your vote will not be given to a government that does not uphold environmental protection, economic justice and human rights. Add your name to the list of Canadians everywhere who are demanding that our leaders consider the future of our planet and take it seriously this upcoming October. This letter will be sent to your local candidate as well as...Read more