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Climate Rally: 80 by 50

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Contact Email: eventsstaff@sustainablewr.ca

Let’s accelerate climate action! The Region of Waterloo, and cities of Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo councils have unanimously approved an 80% greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target by 2050.

In celebration of our new target, we’ll be hosting two events where you can show your support for climate action and awareness in Waterloo Region. Join us along with other local initiatives and organizations committed to climate action through either of these celebratory, interactive community events.

Event Dates & Locations

Kitchener-Waterloo: Wednesday, June 27th from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at The Rotunda in Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St. West, Kitchener, ON.

Cambridge: Thursday, July 5th from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at the Bowman Room in Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson St. Cambridge, ON.

What to Expect

·      The opportunity to engage with key community members, decision-makers, and other stakeholders interested in contributing to our long-term target

·      A quick presentation on what’s next for Waterloo Region with the long-term target

·      Interactive exhibits showcasing different ways for local initiatives and the community to get involved in climate action in the Region

·      Light refreshments and hor d’oeuvres

Who is Welcome

·      Community members who are interested in learning more about and becoming more involved in local climate action

·      Organizations that are interested in becoming involved with ClimateActionWR

·      Local community leaders, councillors, and politicians

Travelling to the Event

We encourage you to try more environmentally friendly methods of travelling to and from the event. Please consider carpooling, biking, or even walking to help keep your travelling more sustainable.

Register here


Let’s come together and take the next step in creating our clean, low-carbon future!



About our Events

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) hosts an event season focused on connecting our program members, and local organizations with the expertise and collaborative learning opportunities necessary to implement effective sustainability strategies. Our events provide the unique networks, direction, and inspiration for building environmental sustainability into an organization’s culture.

We welcome anyone interested in making advancements towards more sustainable operations to attend events that are not specified as member only.

Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI) members receive complementary admission passes to events. If they are unable to attend events or wish to review speaker presentations, all event presentations are made available through MemberLink, the RCI online community.