Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to speak on climate change at public sessions on Manitoulin Island, in Sudbury and in North Bay, January 7-9

Jan 3rd, 2019 1:42 PM

Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will speak on climate change at community events from January 7 to 9, in M’Chigeeng First Nation, Sudbury, and in North Bay. All presentations are free and open to the public.

The presentations will be about climate change with a Northern Ontario focus. The Commissioner will summarize: recent climate science on the urgent threat climate change poses to our planet and province; Ontario’s current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; and what needs to be done to reduce emissions and adapt for the future. It is too late to just talk about the climate, what counts now is action.

Community presentation to M’Chigeeng First Nation

When: Monday, January 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Community Complex, M’Chigeeng First Nation, 94 Hwy 551, M'Chigeeng, P0P 1G0

Presentation hosted by Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury, reThink Green, Citizens' Climate Lobby and Sudbury Naturalists

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Doors open 6:30 p.m., Presentation 6:45 to 7:55 p.m.
Where: Vale Living with Lakes Centre, 935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, P3E 2C6

Living Fit Inside-Out Women’s Club presentation

When: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Calvin Presbyterian Church, 401 1st Ave W, North Bay, P1B 3C5

To schedule an interview or get more information, contact:
Michael Zupanic
Communications & Outreach Coordinator

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is an independent officer of the Legislature who reports on government progress on environmental protection, climate change and energy conservation. The ECO is the province's environmental watchdog and guardian of Ontarians' environmental rights.