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Community Gardens

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March 1st, 2017

Within the broad category of agriculture explored at the Climate Town Hall meeting, many actions were outlined including: increasing local food security, localize food growing, encourage community gardening plots, and the importance of planting and farming climate appropriate crops. These actions segue nicely into today’s topic: Community Gardens in the Region of Waterloo. The Region […]

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Climate Town Hall Meeting

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March 1st, 2017

On August 18th, 2016 more than 300 concerned local citizens, students, business leaders, and government officials congregated at Kitchener City Hall on a warm summer evening to have their voices heard. The objective? To create a forum of discussion around climate policy and action, in response to the federal government’s call for citizen engagement. Local […]

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Waterloo Region will help stop climate change

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June 28th, 2016

Waterloo Region will help stop climate change  Danielle Laperriere As appeared in the June 27, 2016 print edition of the Record  An estimated $8.3 billion dollar price tag will no doubt leave anyone with sticker shock, but what does Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan mean for those who live, work, study and play in Waterloo […]

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the Record Article

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June 28th, 2016

Waterloo Region will help stop climate change  Danielle Laperriere As appeared in the June 27, 2016 print edition of the Record  An estimated $8.3 billion dollar price tag will no doubt leave anyone with sticker shock, but what does Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan mean for those who live, work, study and play in Waterloo […]

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Environmental Politics: Planning for Action

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May 15th, 2016

On May 3, Sustainable Waterloo Region hosted a panel, Environmental Politics: Planning for Action – Globally, Nationally, Provincially, and Locally, featuring four special guests who work towards achieving a sustainable future. The event kicked off with University of Toronto professor, Matthew Hoffmann who presented the Next 50 Years – International Landscape and Canadian Context. Hoffmann […]

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Environmental Politics: Planning for Action

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May 15th, 2016

On May 3, Sustainable Waterloo Region hosted a panel, Environmental Politics: Planning for Action – Globally, Nationally, Provincially, and Locally, featuring four special guests who work towards achieving a sustainable future. The event kicked off with University of Toronto professor, Matthew Hoffmann who presented the Next 50 Years – International Landscape and Canadian Context. Hoffmann […]

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Evening of Recognition 2016

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April 18th, 2016

Last Thursday, Sustainable Waterloo Region hosted its annual Evening of Recognition, an event congratulating partnering organizations and individuals who are striving to reduce their carbon emissions while increasing awareness about environmental sustainability. The theme of the evening was the Past, the Present and the Future – aiming to highlight progress thus far and the steps […]

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Evening of Recognition 2016

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April 18th, 2016

Last Thursday, Sustainable Waterloo Region hosted its annual Evening of Recognition, an event congratulating partnering organizations and individuals who are striving to reduce their carbon emissions while increasing awareness about environmental sustainability. The theme of the evening was the Past, the Present and the Future – aiming to highlight progress thus far and the steps […]

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Sustain-A-City 2016

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April 12th, 2016

On March 20, high school students with the collaborative efforts of university students met to design a prototype of a sustainable city with respect to the five actions. Students were put into designated groups which represented the five actions. The groups tackled the environmental challenges in workplaces, energy systems, waste management, transportation, housing, consumer habits and […]

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Sustain-A-City 2016

News Article
April 12th, 2016

On March 20, high school students with the collaborative efforts of university students met to design a prototype of a sustainable city with respect to the five actions. Students were put into designated groups which represented the five actions. The groups tackled the environmental challenges in workplaces, energy systems, waste management, transportation, housing, consumer habits and […]

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