Canada: Organizations Nominated To Support The 2020 Campaign

As part of Climate Scorecard Report #17 we asked our Country Managers to provide a list of organizations in their countries that might help support our 2020 Campaign. Over the next several months we hope to explore whether the organizations listed below, and others, are interested in supporting the Campaign and implementing the recommendations provided by our Country Managers in Report #16.

Climate Action Network Canada 

Climate Action Network is a network of several agencies that understand and respond to climate change impacts and policy efforts in building climate solutions. Climate Scorecard Canada is a member of this network. In March 2019, Executive Director Catherine Abreu was named one of the world’s 100 most influential people in climate policy (2018). Contact: nhattan@climateactionnetwork.ca. Toll free: 855-254-6638.

The Pact for a Green New Deal Canada 

The Pact is a coalition looking to see emissions cut in half by 2030 and further recognize the rights of Indigenous peoples. The Pact is asking all federal political parties, leading up to the election, to put versions of the Green New Deal related to their platforms. 

Contact: Loujain Kurdi, media@greennewdealcanada.ca, 514-577-6657.

David Suzuki Foundation 

Always grounded in sound evidence, the Foundation empowers people to take action in their communities on the environmental challenges citizens collectively face. 

Contact: Steve Cornish, CEO at 800-453-1533. 

Inquiries for Dr. Suzuki go to his Executive Assistant, Ms. D. Bayne, PO Box 19011, West 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6K 4R8.

Hon. Catherine McKenna, is the Federal government’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change. She helped negotiate the Paris Agreement and secured Canada’s first climate plan with provinces, territories and Indigenous peoples to address climate change impacts. Email: EC.MINISTRE-MINISTER.EC@CANADA.CA. Toll-free: 1-800-668-6767.

Elizabeth May, MP and Leader of Canada’s Green Party strongly supports ambitious targets to achieve the IPCC findings that beyond 1.5 degrees C global temperature puts all humanity at risk, as well as millions of other species. The Green’s goal is a 45% target below 2010 levels by 2030. Contact: elizabeth.may@parl.gc.ca. Phone: 613-996-1119.

Alexandre Martel, General Manager of the London Brewery, Labatt Brewing Company Limited promotes workplace sustainability goals including a focus on agriculture, water stewardship, 100% returnable or recyclable packaging, and climate action – 100% renewables, and a 25% reduction in C02 emissions by 2025.  Contact him at: 519 850-8687.

Visit Canada’s Progress towards Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction target at https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/environmental-indicators/progress-towards-canada-greenhouse-gas-emissions-reduction-target.html.

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