Ward 1

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Compare what the candidates had to say about sustainable transportation, water and natural environment, local food, citizen engagement, climate change.


Survey responses


When deciding how to vote, or where to dedicate your time on Council, how important to you is:
 [most important; very important; important; not important; don’t know]

Climate Change action and resilience.


Greater Sudbury has some new policies in place or in progress that have the potential to make a huge difference for our community if they are implemented.  Indicate your level of support for implementing and resourcing these fundamental policies and plans:
[“I will champion that” “I will vote in favour”, “I will vote against”, “Unsure”]

Energy and emissions plan;  Climate change adaptation plan.  


The Paris Climate Agreement is a commitment to “holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels,”  to avoid unacceptable risks to humanity.  To reach this goal, carbon emissions must peak by the year by 2020 at the latest – during the next term of Council.

On a scale of 1 – 10, what is your level of concern about climate change, with 10 being the highest?

 


What will you do to reduce local carbon dioxide emissions and increase Greater Sudbury’s resilience to climate change in our natural and built environment?

Candidate Name
Gordon Harris
Bob Johnston
Justin Pappano First, I think a good start would be to conduct an environmental efficiency audit of our municipal resources and prioritize a city-wide plan to reduce emissions and at the same time reduce costs spent on heating/lighting etc. This will allow us to reduce out carbon footprint and in the long term save money too.
Mark Signoretti (incumbent)

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