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Metro Vancouver Sustainability Community Breakfast

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In the next few weeks, Metro Vancouver is hosting a series of breakfast events focusing on climate change adaptation. ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford will be speaking at the April 21st event. Check out the schedule below, and register for one (or more!):

Climate Change Adaptation in the Region

April 13 – BCIT downtown campus, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver

April 14 – Surrey City Hall, 13450-104 Avenue, Surrey

April 21 – Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Presentations start at 7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast available at 7:00 a.m

Climate change is global, but local impacts vary widely from region to region. In the Metro Vancouver region, how can we prepare to respond to the likely social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate change?

Join us to learn how Metro Vancouver and the region’s municipalities are preparing strategies to adapt to and become more resilient to these changes.

Speakers for April 13:

  • Tom Lancaster, Regional Planner, Metro Vancouver
  • Mike Brotherston, Manager, Climate Action and Environment, Corporation of Delta
  • Maggie Baynham, Sustainability Planner, City of Surrey
  • Tamsin Mills, Senior Sustainability Specialist, Sustainability Group, City of Vancouver

Click here to register for April 13th. 

Speakers for April 14: 

  • Tom Lancaster, Regional Planner, Metro Vancouver
  • Mike Brotherston, Manager, Climate Action and Environment, Corporation of Delta
  • Matt Osler, Senior Project Engineer, Utilies, Engineering Department, City of Surrey

Click here to register for April 14th.

Speakers for April 21: 

  • Tom Lancaster, Regional Planner, Metro Vancouver
  • Caroline Jackson, Section Manager, Environmental Sustainability, City of North Vancouver
  • Fiona Dercole, Section Manager, Public Safety, District of North Vancouver
  • Deborah Harford, Executive Director, ACT (Adaptation to Climate Change Team); Climate Change Adaptation Scholar and Research Associate, School of Public Policy, SFU

Click here to register for April 21st.

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