Proportional Representation for Action on Climate Change

Thu, May 01,
7:00 to 9:00

Metro Hall, Room 308/309, 55 John St., Toronto, Ontario

CO-HOST by JustEarth

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  • How much do you care about climate change? 
  • Are your voices properly represented by our current government? 
  • Do you know that countries with proportional representation adopt better environmental protection laws and use energy more efficiently?
     

Explore how Proportional Representation is the way to get action on Climate Change.

Panel Speakers: 

Joyce Murray, MP Liberal Party

Joyce Murray is the Liberal MP for Vancouver Quadra and critic for National Defence. She did an MBA on global warming, has run a reforestation business and served as B.C. Environment Minister. In 2012 she ran second for the Liberal leadership, featuring democratic reform and sustainability in her campaign.

Bruce Hyer, MP Green Party

Bruce Hyer, the MP for Thunder Bay - Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, is an experienced bush pilot, wilderness guide, ecologist and consultant who has served the environmental cause in the United States (creating the first Environmental Protection Department in Connecticut) as well as Canada. He has been an adjudicator for Ontario's Environmental Appeal Board and served on the Boreal West Round Table. Bruce has sponsored a number of motions and a private member's bill on climate change, Bill C-311, The Climate Change Accountability Act.

 

Linda McQuaig, former candidate, New Democratic Party

Linda McQuaig is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of It's the Crude, Dude: War, Big Oil and the Fight for the Planet, and (with Neil Brooks) The Trouble with Billionaires: How the Super-Rich Hijacked the World and How We Can Take it Back.

Moderator: Reg Stackhouse, PhD, former Conservative MP   

principal emeritus, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto

 

Co-sponsors: Council of Canadians, Toronto Chapter; Fair Vote Toronto; Greenspiration; For Our Grandhildten; Leadnow; Toronto Climate Action Network; Toronto350Unlock Democracy; Youth Vote Canada;  Why Should I Care

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55 John St., Toronto, Ontario