The West Bend Community Association Meeting – January 21st, 2015

Posted on January 14, 2015

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WEST BEND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

(3rd Wednesday of each month September to May)

AGENDA: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – 7:00 pm

Indian Road Crescent Public School

2nd Floor Staff Room

285 Indian Road Crescent

1.Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions

2.Review and approval of Agenda

3.Review and approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting

4.Business Arising from Previous Minutes

5.Presentation by Parks Dept. staff on the Watkinson Avenue parkette revitalization

6.Guest speaker is our re-elected Ward 14 Councillor Gord Perks

7.Update re Dupont/Dundas/Annette intersection project.

8.Reports of Standing Committees

Putting a Price on Carbon

Posted on January 14, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Isabel Bader Auditorium,
93 Charles Street West,
Victoria College University of Toronto

What’s the best way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while stimulating the economy? Join Stephen Lewis and an expert panel on how to effectively put a price on carbon in Canada.

Two methods are frequently proposed – Cap and Trade and a Carbon Tax. Our Forum Panelists will present the case for each of these methods.

Moderator
Stephen Lewis, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ryerson University

Panelists
Nicholas Rivers, Chairholder, Canada Research Chair in Climate and Energy, University of Ottawa
David Robinson, Associate Professor of Economics, Laurentian University
Katie Sullivan, Director, North America and Climate Finance, IETA
Gray Taylor, a leading climate change lawyer working in Toronto

Commentators
Kristyn Annis, President, Canadians for Clean Prosperity
Lynn McDonald, former Federal Member of Parliament and co-founder of JustEarth

Tickets
Individual tickets (less than 5) $20 per ticket. Group tickets (5 or more) $10 per ticket.
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/forum-carbon-tax-or-cap-and-trade-tickets-14780973289

Sponsored by For Our Grandchildren, Citizens Climate Lobby, School of the Environment – University of Toronto

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