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October 6, 2009
Change of date - Torontonians invited to help create Phase 2 of City’s environmental framework
On October 14, Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto Danforth), Chair of the Parks and Environment Committee, and other members of City Council will host an Energy Action Forum to invite residents to help create Phase 2 of the City’s environmental framework, The Power to Live Green.

Date: Wednesday, October 14

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.

Location: Council Chamber, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
(Wheelchair accessible. An ASL interpreter will be on site.)

The evening will begin with an update on Phase 1 of the City’s Climate Change, Clean Air and Sustainable Energy Action Plan, a framework unanimously adopted by City Council in 2007. Phase 1 contains 68 core actions aimed at reducing Toronto’s greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050.

Following the update, residents have an opportunity to share their thoughts on what individuals and the City can do to continue to build a more sustainable energy future for Toronto. Residents who want to speak at the forum must register by calling 311 or 416-338-0889 (TTY).

Residents who are not able to attend the forum can comment by October 15 by phone, e-mail or mail.
Phone: 416-338-3095
Mail: The Power to Live Green
c/o Toronto Environment Office
City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 21st floor, East Tower
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

More information about the Energy Action Forum is available at

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. 2009 marks the 175th anniversary of Toronto's incorporation as a city. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Lyne Kyle, Senior Communications Coordinator, 416-397-1410,



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