Climate Change Survey Questions Summary

Candidate name What actions should the municipality take to reduce carbon emissions and improve community resilience in the face of climate change?

Mike Bleskie

If we can make our transit system and bike network more efficient, re-commit to our programs and partnerships on regreening, and work harder on our waste management system to drive even more conversion of organic and recyclable waste, we as a city can continue to build on programs that we were early leaders on, and take on new leadership roles in climate change prevention.

Terry Kett (Incumbent)

CGS can join the FCM's Partners for Climate Change and can work with Ontario's Municipal Energy Program which supports municipalities' efforts to better understand their local energy needs, identify opportunities for energy efficiency and clean energy, and develop plans to meet their goals.

Vincent Lacroix

Lobby Federal and Provincial Government.

Chris Nerpin

Pro-active education and by-laws that encourage citizens to make greener choices and help protect the local environment, in their day to day lives, as well as in recreation. Developing an efficient public transit system and walking/cycling routes - as part of a sustainable transportation plan - and working with industry to address and reduce the carbon footprint in our communities.

Lynne Reynolds

National issue. Municipalities cannot take on the challenge of reducing global greenhouse emissions.

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