Monday Nov. 18th, 3pm (New time) — Waterloo’s Climate Emergency Declaration vote – Fill the Council Chambers! Waterloo’s motion is more ambitious than others that we’ve seen regionally so far, and with their leadership it would be so much more likely that the rest of the Region will follow! Waterloo City Hall, 100 Regina St S. (map, streetview). More information here. You can also register a delegation to speak at council: firstname.lastname@example.org; 519-747-8549 Presentations must be submitted by 10am Monday. See CTV coverage of the introduction of the motion: City of Waterloo introduces motion to declare climate emergency. City of Waterloo Council Agenda.
“Declaring a climate emergency … is like putting on the brakes when you see a car crash ahead. At some point you are going to stop. The question is ‘Do you control the process?’ Do you put the brakes on or do you just plow into the car crash?”
Tenillie Bonogoure, Waterloo City Councillor