It was a powerful and inspiring stage one lift-off for Green New Deal Town Hall, Sooke on Saturday, June 22 at the Sooke Community Hall. More than 50 concerned locals gathered in break-out groups under the direction of our facilitators and emerged with strong, clear, progressive and positive ideas aplenty about how we can navigate the climate emergency.
This wealth of material will now be collated by our Susan Clarke, Jo Phillips and Wendy O’Connor before being forwarded to The Council of Canadians as it prepares a national report from 100+ such town halls across the country.
We’ll be back in the fall with stage two — a brainstorming session at which we’ll identify truly localized adaptations and mitigations we can tackle right here in Sooke.
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