Latest News

Join us to plan our response to the Conservative government’s anti-climate plan.

Help us launch a Peoples Climate Plan on Wednesday January 2nd - 6:30 pm at Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue ahead of the comment period deadline January 26th.  RSVP lyn@climatefast.ca.
 

Community Futures - Sustainable Neighbourhoods in Scarborough and Etobicoke & beyond!  

On Thursday January 3rd, 6:30 pm at Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue.  We’re working with Toronto Green Community and Green Neighbours Network on community sustainability initiatives in Scarborough and Etobicoke, and we are planning to expand this initiative to other communities in Ontario.  Learn more at our upcoming meeting  RSVP:  lyn@climatefast.ca 
 

Learn about #FridaysforFuture Student Climate Strike

Saturday January 5th  3 - 6 pm at 60 Lowther Avenue, attend our all ages family-friendly event to learn about the next #FridaysforFuture student climate strike at Queen’s Park planned for January 11ththen stay for a potluck dinner at 6 pm and a screening of Anote’s Ark at 6:45.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/training-workshop-for-climate-action-tickets-53929195676
 

Municipal Lobbying Campaign

Wednesday January 9th or Thursday January 10th,  Mark your calendar for lobbying training in Scarborough one essential step to get our new city council on board for climate action.  Details and RSVP lyn@climatefast.ca.  To help with organizing meetings in North York and Etobicoke please email volunteer@climatefast.ca.


 

Past News

ClimateFast Member's Letter Published in the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail October 1st editorial 'Trump is a hypocrite on climate change. But he’s not alone' prompted ClimateFast member Dan Cameron to put pen to paper.  Read his letter here.  The original editorial can be read here.
 

Consultation Period on Bill 4 Now Open

The deadline for submitting comments is October 11 and ClimateFast is holding a gathering on October 3rd, 6:30pm at 60 Lowther Ave to discuss and submit their comments. If you can not attend, you can submit comments online https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/013-3738. Background information to help with your comments can be found here.
 

ClimateFast member letter-to-the-editor published in Scarborough Mirror 

ClimateFast member, Rosemary Boissonneau, wrote a letter to editor of Scarborough Mirror on the changes to Toronto City Council, Bill 5.  It appeared in print August 16 and is up on the Toronto.com website. Click here to read her letter. 
 

ClimateFast hosts Theatre of the Oppressed

On August 15th, ClimateFast held a evening of Theatre of the Oppressed facilitated by Pavla Uppal.  20 members and friends of ClimateFast had the opportunity to express their feelings about the climate change crisis and the Ford's government inaction on the issue.  Read Lyn Adamson's compelling story on how she was able to find closure through an evening of Theatre of the Oppressed.
 

VOCAL Rally at Queen's Park

ClimateFast held a rally at Queen’s Park on August 14th to bring attention to the need for provincial government action on climate change.  Read more.
 

ClimateFast launches new campaign at Queen's Park Demonstration

ClimateFast was at Queen’s Park, August 14, calling on the provincial government to take action on climate change.  This is part of their new campaign VOCAL: Voices of Ontarians for Carbon Accountability and Leadership. Read our press release here.
 

ClimateFast letter

ClimateFast sends letter to Rod Philips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks over the scrapping of Cap and Trade.  See letter here.


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