May 7th; 10am to 11:15 am

Webinar Slides


  1. All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis

  2. A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency

  3. The Citizen's Guide to Climate Success: Overcoming Myths that Hinder Progress (Open Access)

  4. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

  5. Visualizing Climate Change: A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions


  1. Climate Emergency Action Plan Summary (City of Vancouver)

  2. COMMUNITIES FOR CLIMATE HOPE: Opportunities to Support the Climate Emergency through Vancouver’s Recreation System

  3. Building Bridges for Climate Action: Engagement Strategies for Millennials (David Suzuki Foundation)

  4. Together We Rise: Youth-led Democratic Innovation in Canada (Apathy is Boring)

  5. What do Canadians Really Think About Climate Change? (Climate Access)

  6. Motivating communities to retrofit their homes: The potential of thermal imaging in BC (Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions)

  7. Climate Visuals: Seven principles for visual climate change communication (Climate Outreach)

News Articles

  1. Transformers: Harnessing 'citizen power' for that other emergency (Vancouver Sun)

  2. How the climate crisis can help solve Canada’s housing emergency (Now Toronto)

  3. Liberal leadership candidate Michael Coteau promising free public transit to help curb climate change (Toronto Star)

Organizations, Projects and Campaigns 

  1. Green Bloc Neighbourhoods (EverGreen)

  2. Cool ‘Hood Champs (Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning) 

  3. Co-op Power 

  4. BC’s Local Power Campaign (Dogwood BC)

  5. MAP: Climate Initiatives and Policies in Metro Vancouver

  6. Collective Climate Mobilization Maps (Society Promoting Environmental Conservation - SPEC and the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning - CALP).

  7. Climate Visuals: The world's only evidence-based and impact focused climate photography resource

  8. Opportunity Projects Program (Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions)

    PICS is currently calling for proposals for innovative proposals under the PICS Opportunity Projects Program (OPPs) which supports BC-based bold and impactful climate change solutions research.Successful projects are awarded up to $180,000 over three years. Applications close August 4, 2021, and projects start in 2022. For more information, visit the PICS Opportunity Projects Program page, read the 2021 Competition Guide for Applicants, or contact

Session 2: Active Transportation

3. What happens when a city bans cars from its streets? (BBC) 

4. Car Free Cities (Wikipedia)

Organizations, Projects and Campaigns

  1. Car Free Day (Vancouver)

  2. HUB Cycling: Vancouver’s Bike to Work Week (Vancouver)

  3. Old Spokes Cycling (Calgary)

  4. Everyone Rides (Hamilton)

  5. Cyclo Nord Sud (Montreal)

  6. Bike Host (CultureLink Settlement and Community Services in Toronto)

  7. Scarborough Cycles (Scarborough)

  8. Let’s Ride Campaign (BC)

  9. The Wrench (Winnipeg)

Participant shared resources from the chat

Session 3: Waste Reduction


Resources shared by participants in the chat

Session 4: Green Infrastructure

News Articles

Organizations, Projects, and Campaigns

Resources shared by participants in the chat