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Climate and Agricultural Protection and Financial Sustainability Implications of Growth Management Decisions
Feb 3, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
The Province of Ontario has directed Ontario municipalities to re-open their growth management decisions and discuss and vote on municipal growth boundary expansions. This webinar will share and discuss opportunities to meet growth needs while also advancing climate change and agricultural land protection and the connection between types of growth and municipal financial sustainability.
Presenters from Clean Air Partnership, Climate Caucus, 50by30 Waterloo Region, Agricultural Organizations and participants will discuss growth management in Brant County, Waterloo Region and Hamilton area in plenary as well as break out sessions.
Southern Ontario Growth Conference
Part 1: Community Focus
Feb 17, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
The voices in our communities are extremely powerful. Learn why your voice is important, meet others taking action and get your hands on campaigning resources.
Part 2: Municipal Focus
Feb 18, 9:00 - 3:30 pm
Municipalities learn how to best integrate Climate Change into your Official Plan, from the voices of experts, other municipalities, as well as your community.
On September 8th, while catastrophic climate events continue to erupt around us, Kitchener-Waterloo will be demanding emergency-level climate action. Join us at Waterloo Public Square to call for a moratorium on fossil fuel expansion and just transition legislation. Together, we can show our elected officials that climate change will be a central issue to voters this year as record-breaking climate events ravage communities coast-to-coast. Bring face masks, friends, and signs as we demand our politicians to muster up the courage to combat the climate crisis.
On September 8th, while catastrophic climate events continue to erupt around us, Kitchener-Waterloo will be demanding emergency-level climate action.
Waterloo & Woolwich
Woolwich, Wellesley, Cambridge
Cambridge & Wellesley
Kitchener, North Dumfries, Wilmot
ClimateActionWR will be presenting their TransformWR Climate Action Strategy to Waterloo Region Townships and Cities starting May 31 and ending June 22. As the dates for these council meetings draw closer, we're hosting pre delegation meetings to learn how we can delegate alongside each other in support of the report and 50by30.
FILL THE ROOM
Region of Waterloo
Starting end of May and through June, the TransformWR report with its proposed climate action strategy will be getting brought forward to local councils and the Region for approval. We wish to encourage local residents of each municipality to come out in support of the report and 50by30, and consider making a delegation at the council meetings.
We need to 'fill the room'!
Calling on 50by30 supporters to
attend and delegate at upcoming
#PoliticsToday is a virtual series about political issues and engagement in Waterloo Region and the broader political sphere.
In Ep 4 we discussed climate justice efforts in Waterloo Region, as advanced by organizers of the 50 x 2030 campaign
50 by 30 Faith: A Local Call to Action
This event brought together people of faith and goodwill in a space to catalyze further faith-led climate justice action here in our region. It was co-hosted by Faith Climate Justice WR and 50by30 Waterloo Region.
The event will feature speakers from the University of Waterloo’s Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3), activists and community stakeholders as they weigh in on this past year of sounding the ALARM and the changes that we still need to make.
Imagining a Just, Green Waterloo Region
On Nov 28th 2020, over a 2-hour visualization workshop, residents throughout the region were asked to imagine imperative changes to help us all move towards a more climate-friendly, socially just Waterloo Region.