Tag Archive "climate-change"

Movie Review: An Important, Inconvenient Sequel

Sometimes movies are made without the primary goal of entertaining an audience, but few succeed as engaging and compelling films. I’m happy to report An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Al Gore’s second nature documentary, ...

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Climate Change Youth Innovation Challenge: Can you change the world?

As Oakville’s Member of Parliament, I’m calling on Oakville youth, aged 18 to 26, to submit proposals for climate change solutions to the Youth Innovation Challenge issued by The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine ...

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The Impact of Cap and Trade on Oakville Businesses

It was not surprising that when Oakville businesses were surveyed about the provincial governments cap and trade program, 82% of respondents agreed that the cap and trade plan should have been delayed until its impact ...

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Ontario Premier’s address to Oakville & Burlington Business Leaders

Premier Wynne entered the room quietly at the Oakville Chamber of Oakville Luncheon on Friday, January 13, 2017, and made her way to the head table. The Oakville Conference Centre was packed not only with business ...

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Planning ahead so that Oakville is always Rain Ready

There has been an increase in extreme rainfall events in Southwestern Ontario as a result of climate change, and thankfully, Stormwater management practices in Oakville have progressed greatly over the past 30 years.

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Mayor Burton’s statement on the 2016 Ontario Budget

The release of the 2016 Ontario Budget last week demonstrated a clear partnership between the Province and municipalities.

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MP Pam Damoff Participates in Pre-Budget Consultations with Business and Community Leaders

In keeping with the Liberals’ commitment to ensuring an inclusive and open government, Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff continued the Finance Minister’s collaborative approach to budget planning by participating in a large number of extensive ...

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More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations On The Way

The province is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $20 million this year from the Ontario Green Investment Fund to build more public charging stations for electric vehicles.

Oakville North Burlington Federal Candidates Responses to Halton Region Question on Climate Change

Due to the number of federal candidates for the Federal Riding of Oakville North Burlington, the questions that the Region of Halton asked will be broken down into each question. The first question deals with ...

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Oakville Federal Candidates Responses to Halton Region Questions on Infrastructure, Climate Change, Housing, Economic Development, Childcare, Municipal Engagement & MP Involvement

The Region of Halton asked all candidates to respond to questions that pertain to Federal support and policy regarding several issues which include: Infrastructure, Climate Change, Housing, Economic Development, Childcare, Municipal Engagement, and MP Involvement. 

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