Nature Canada’s 2 Billion Trees Program
The 2 Billion Tree program webinar will provide information about the federal program and the different application streams. Some of the benefits of the programs are capacity building, application support, and up to 50% funding for tree reforestation projects on multi-year agreements. Nature Canada will also explain how they will support cities and NGOs seeking to apply to the 2BT program
Community Engagement Webinar: Electric Vehicles 101
Thinking about purchasing an electric vehicle (EV) for your next car? Cara Clairman, President and CEO of Plug’n Drive, will provide an overview of the benefits of driving an EV and how it might fit into your life. This webinar will cover the environmental benefits, the total cost of ownership, including available incentives, available makes and models, as well as EV charging at home and on the road. Are you facing any barriers or roadblocks in your EV adoption journey? You can submit your questions in advance while registering.
Zero Carbon Whitby Costing Study Methodology
Municipalities can reduce GHG emissions and realize financial savings by embedding low-carbon work into their existing asset management schedules and budgets. Following our workshop from October 2022, we shared the results from the Zero Carbon Whitby & Costing Study (find the webinar recording here). Zero Carbon Whitby is Whitby’s Corporate Climate Action Plan – a framework empowering staff to develop and implement GHG reduction actions from the bottom-up, aligning capital and operating budgets with emission reduction targets. In this webinar, SSG will present the methodology and assumptions used in the Study. In addition, we will explore how transferable this method is across municipalities.
Workshop: Applying an Equity Lens to Green Development Standards and Low Carbon Planning
On April 13th, join the Clean Air Partnership as we discuss how to apply an equity lens to Green Development Standards (GDS) and low carbon planning. We will examine questions such as: what are the equity benefits of GDS and low carbon planning? Who currently benefits from low carbon buildings? What negative impacts might these initiatives have?
This workshop is the second in a five-part series exploring climate and equity synergies. The series builds off CAP’s Climate and Equity Synergies Resource Hub, which is intended to track input and actions from across the network and support municipalities with their climate action plans. The hub is intended to be a living, continuously updated resource, and we welcome any feedback or additional examples we can share of climate actions that advance equity. Comments or contributions can be submitted here.