Tantramar region conversation organizer Margaret Tusz-King and conversation participant Saly Davis spoke with CHMA-FM’s David Gordon Koch about some of the concerns and solutions community members discussed.
HINTON, AB: On January 24, Iron & Earth hosted a community conversation on the links between climate change, income security and community resilience in Hinton.
Last week, the National Farmers Union hosted a series of community conversations on the links between climate change, income security and community resilience in northern British Columbia/Yukon, northern Alberta/Northwest Territories and in Atlantic Canada.
One of the vocal supporters and advocates for those on the Ontario Basic Income Pilot is Joli Scheidler. She is based in Lindsay, ON and is hosting several Green Resilience Project community conversations in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County and Brock Township. Joli is a PhD Candidate at York University in Health Policy and Equity, Sessional Instructor for Ontario Tech University and the Research Project Manager for SSHRC funded research focused on Basic Income involving four university partners. Joli’s research for Basic Income Canada Network was used in the report Signposts to Success that analyzed early results of the Ontario Basic Income pilot.
The Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador is a voluntary, nonprofit community-based organization whose mandate is to strengthen and support the network of provincially funded shelters and services for women – with or without children – affected by relationship violence. Our Community Engagement Coordinator, Jessie Golem, recently had a conversation with Dan Meades about the work that THANL is doing, and their upcoming community conversation.
With community conversations ramping up across the country, we’re excited to start sharing the stories of the Green Resilience Project and our partners. In that spirit, here are a few recent articles that feature the Project from publications across Canada. Happy reading! Staring down climate crisis, communities create roadmaps by Natasha Bulowski in Canada’s National Observer, Jan. 7, 2022. Green Resilience Project Pinpoints Basic Income as ‘Key to the Climate… Read More »In the news
CLP is currently engaged with several communities on a civic engagement process designed to collect feedback and ideas for “future proofing” against the economic and environmental changes associated with climate change. The goal of the Future Proofing project is to identify strategies to localize economies and promote climate readiness, especially for small communities facing risk of major climate change.
A new opinion piece from Green Resilience Project steering committee members Mitchell Beer and Sheila Regehr makes the case for including basic income in Canada’s climate action plan.
Transportation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, accounting for 23 per cent of total emissions. As such, it’s a clear area of focus when it comes to exploring lower-carbon climate solutions. What will it take to create low-carbon transit that’s affordable, reliable and builds resilience in communities across Canada?
members Mitchell Beer and Jim Mulvale joined basic income activist Scott Santens and the Tamarack Institute for a Vibrant Communities webinar on the links between climate change and basic income.