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The Politics of Climate Change. A Green New Deal for Canada?

Presented by University of Toronto School of the Environment:

Location: Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy: 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON M5S 3K7

Join us for a two-day event with scholars, activists, journalists and policy practitioners to discuss a Green New Deal for Canada. The panels will examine a variety of topics about climate change and the economy:

  1. What are the current federal and provincial climate change policies?

  2. What can Canada learn from climate policy in other countries?

  3. What can labor, business, and activists do to help speed up decarbonization?

  4. What key policies are needed?

You can register here. This opening event is free, but registration is required.

Event Schedule:

DAY 1 - OCTOBER 2, 2019 / 5:00-7:00 PM
5:00 PM / OPENING REMARKS
Steve Easterbrook - Director, School of the Environment and Professor, Computer Science, University of Toronto
5:15 PM / Keynote - The Politics of Climate Change in Canada: A conversation with: Hon. Peter Bevan-Baker, Green Party Leader, Prince Edward Island; Glen Murray, Former MPP, Liberal Party.
Moderated by Shawn McCarthy, Sussex Strategy Group.