On May 4, 2022, Tamarack Institute hosted a conversation focused on the Green Resilience Project. This insightful discussion provides background on key themes and recommendations heard in local conversations across Canada during the course of the Green Resilience Project, and how local context shaped and is reflected in the conversations.
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Green Resilience Project publishes final report on climate change, income security and community resilience
CANADA: The Green Resilience Project has published its final report, which summarizes a series of 33 conversations hosted in communities across Canada on the links between climate change, income security and community resilience.
“Senators Rosa Galvez and Kim Pate applaud all those involved in the Green Resilience Project. The final report released yesterday represents a commendable collaboration between the federal government and community members throughout the country, on the intersection of climate and income inequality. “
Please note that not all partners chose to submit contact information. Alysha Jones firstname.lastname@example.org ALIVE & Northwest Indigenous Council email@example.com Amanda Vincelli firstname.lastname@example.org Aster Group / Margaret Tusz-King email@example.com BYTE firstname.lastname@example.org Centre for Local Prosperity – Robert Cervelli email@example.com Citizens for Public Justice – Kari Munn-Venn firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Climate Coalition Montreal – Jean-Francois Boisvert firstname.lastname@example.org Community Futures North Central Development – Michelle Pruder email@example.com Conservation Council of New Brunswick –… Read More »Contact information for Community Summary Report authors￼
Click to download the PDF. Community Partner name: Dan Meades Conversation date: Labrador Feb 24th, 2022 1. Introduction A. Summary All participants expressed the unique situation that communities in northern Canada face as it relates to climate change, both in the impacts as well as in communities impacts to make choices that would address the climate crisis. Changing sea ice conditions and the impact of unpredictable sea ice conditions on… Read More »Community Summary Report: Labrador
Click to download the PDF. Community Partner name: Dan Meades Conversation date: Newfoundland Feb 24th, 2022 1. Introduction A. Summary The was consensus around the outsized impact climate change has on vulnerable people. People living in poverty not having the ability to adapt to short- and medium-term changes brought on by extreme weather events. Providing additional income to ensure that people were living above the poverty line was seen as… Read More »Community Summary Report: Newfoundland
Click to download the PDF. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Thursday, January 27th, 2022 Hosted by the PEI Working Group for a Livable Income and Cooper Institute This report serves several purposes. As much as it is a record of proceedings, it is a recognition and appreciation of the contributions of 45 people took time out of what has been described as the “longest January in history” to join and participate with enthusiasm… Read More »Community Summary Report: Prince Edward Island
Click to download the PDF. Community Partner name: Aster Group Environmental Services Co-operativeConversation dates: December 9, 2021 and January 17, 2022 1. Introduction A. Summary Thirty-eight people from the Tantramar region of New Brunswick, who came together for conversations about climate change and livelihoods, were quite knowledgeable and concerned about climate change risks, but less aware of how low incomes would make people especially vulnerable as our climate changes. The… Read More »Community Summary Report: The Tantramar Region
Click to download the PDF. Community Partner name: National Farmers Union Conversation date: January 1. Introduction A. Summary Conversation highlights and themes: ● Climate change directly impacts farmers’ livelihoods and incomes. It is not the only challenge farmers face. ● Our food system is broken and is not resilient. Impacts ripple throughout society and include food insecurity and a farm labour crisis. ● We need more farmers, but barriers to… Read More »Community Summary Report: Atlantic Canada