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ClimateFast Newsletter - May 2021

CONTENTS

 

CALLS TO ACTION

Strengthen the Climate Accountability Act

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The Canadian Net-zero emissions accountability act...

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Updates on Kitchen Table Climate Conversations

Please go to the KTCC website for up to date information and resources for Kitchen Table Climate Conversations.


We had a fabulous turnout for our series of 4 trainings for the Kitchen Table Climate Conversation initiative that took place in March and April 2021. A total of 187 people attended at least one of the sessions, from 7 provinces in Canada, the US, and other international locations. We had participants from more than 37 ridings in Ontario and 44 across Canada.  

Recordings can be found on our youtube channel ClimateFast Action.


CAN YOU HOST A CLIMATE CONVERSATION?

We can help you plan your...

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Watch Our Earth Day Webcast

Our wonderful webcast is now on our YouTube channel!
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Friday For Future Toronto and Budget Report

Fridays for Future Toronto is asking you to write your councillors in support of strong climate action at the city.  We have put a full report on the budget on our ClimateFast municipal webpage, www.climatefast.ca/carbonfreeTO.  We also provide a report on key votes.

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WRITE a letter Wednesday! Put Climate in the Budget! (last chance!) and Candles for Climate

Media Inquiries: lyn@climatefast.ca, 416-731-6605.  Here is our media release.

5 MINUTE URGENT ACTION! BUDGET LETTERS NEEDED!!!!

Dear friends for climate justice,

Thanks to the many of you who have sent letters to your Councillor and the Mayor over the last week. The letters are coming in –but we need a last-minute surge. Why is this important?

Did you know that each letter is considered to represent the view of hundreds of people? That’s because it’s rare for people to take the time to contact their councillor directly about an issue that concerns them. Mayor Tory hasn't gotten the message that we are in a climate emergency...

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Climate Alert! Phase Out Gas Plants!

ACTION ALERT! PUT CLIMATE IN THE BUDGET! AND PHASE OUT GAS PLANTS NOW!

Dear climate concerned citizens,



This is a crucial time to be in touch with your Councillor and the Mayor. It’s about the budget – and it’s also about the need to phase out reliance on gas plants. 



The City of Toronto faces a huge challenge in meeting its Climate Emergency commitment to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. Some of you have...

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Urgent Action on the Budget - for Climate!

January 30, 2021

Dear Toronto voters!

The Toronto 2021 budget is in front of the budget committee which will make its recommendations on Feb 4th. The proposed budget will then go to the executive committee on Feb 11th, and to full council on Feb 18th.

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3 Fabulous Climate Action Events!

THREE FABULOUS EVENTS – JAN 24, 25, 26

Also: budget deputations Jan 25 and 26. Written submissions can be sent in Monday or Tuesday, buc@toronto.ca

Resources on our Municipal page – http://www.climatefast.ca/carbonfreeTO

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BUDGET DEPUTATIONS JAN 25 AND 26

Municipal budget deputations in writing can be submitted to the Clerk of the Budget Committee buc@toronto.ca

READ MORE BACKGROUND ON THE BUDGET: https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/budget-finances/city-budget/

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