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2018 Annual Conference and Trade Show in Halifax

Workshop: Local tools for national climate outcomes

June 2, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session summary

Canada has committed to meeting the targets laid out in the Paris climate agreement. To get there, it's going to need to scale up the local green innovation already unfolding in our communities today. In this workshop, you'll hear the latest on Canada's climate commitments and how they impact your municipality. You'll also learn about specific tools you can use to meet your own local climate objectives - from mitigation to adaptation - and you'll gain important insights on how your municipality can tackle its climate opportunities and challenges.   

Facilitator: Devin Causley, Manager, Capacity Building, FCM's Municipal Climate Innovation Program

Speakers:

  • Don Iveson, Mayor, City of Edmonton, AB and Chair, Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Megan Meaney, Executive Director, ICLEI Canada
  • Chris Boivin, Managing Director, FCM's Green Municipal Fund
  • Eddie Oldfield, Regional Climate Advisor
  • Matt Gemmel, Policy Advisor, Policy and Public Affairs, FCM
Page Updated: 23/05/2018