Proportional Representation for Action on Climate Change

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Metro Hall, Room 308/309, 55 John St., Toronto, Ontario

Explore how Proportional Representation is the way to get action on Climate Change.

  • How much do you care about climate change?
  • Are your voices properly represented by our current government?
  • Do you know that countries with proportional representation adopt better environmental protection laws and use energy more efficiently?

Panel Speakers

Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay - Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, is an experienced bush pilot, wilderness guide, ecologist and consultant who has served the environmental cause in the United States (creating the first Environmental Protection Department in Connecticut) as well as Canada. He has been an adjudicator for Ontario's Environmental Appeal Board and served on the Boreal West Round Table. Bruce has sponsored a number of motions and a private member's bill on climate change, Bill C-311, The Climate Change Accountability Act.
Linda McQuaig is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of It's the Crude, Dude: War, Big Oil and the Fight for the Planet, and (with Neil Brooks) The Trouble with Billionaires: How the Super-Rich Hijacked the World and How We Can Take it Back.
Joyce Murray is the Liberal MP for Vancouver Quadra and critic for National Defence. She did an MBA on global warming, has run a reforestation business and served as B.C. Environment Minister. In 2012 she ran second for the Liberal leadership, featuring democratic reform and sustainability in her campaign.
Moderator: Reg Stackhouse, PhD, former Conservative MP, principal emeritus, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto

Co-sponsors: Fair Vote Toronto, Greenspiration, Why Should I Care


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