BC Municipal Climate Leadership Council

Climate Leadership Institute
November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm - November 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
Hilton Vancouver Airport
5911 Minoru Boulevard

Attend the Climate Leadership Institute with a locally elected official in your community - the combination of political and staff commitment to climate action is a powerful one.  With local governments influencing over 55% of greenhouse gas emissions in BC, locally elected officials and municipal planners need the practical skills and knowledge to lead their community into the green future they desire.The BC Municipal Climate Leadership Council is hosting the Climate Leadership Institute from November 1-3 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport in Richmond. The event features 2 days of learning with leading professionals, peers, and inspirational colleagues from the BCMCLC on three key topics: ·       1)  Communicating the importance of acting on climate change and building support with stakeholders; 2·     2)  Sharing knowledge on successful climate change initiatives and adapting them to other communities; ·       3)  Incorporating a climate action lens into municipal decision making processes.   Keynote speakers include:      • Richard Walton, Mayor, District of North Vancouver       • Travis Streb, Western Canada Director, Humphrey Group       • Mike Harcourt, Former Premier of BC To learn more about the program and guest speakers, visit the BCMCLC website. To register for this event, click here.  Municipal staff involved in climate change planning are encouraged to attend this event (1 staff per community) along with a registered elected official. This event has been made possible due to the support of the Province of BC - UBCM Green Communities Committee, Sitka Foundation, BC Hydroand FortisBC.