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Letter to the Mayor on the Climate Emergency

In view of the escalating impact of climate change, the Old Ottawa East Community Association calls upon the City to heighten its focus and efforts directed towards implementing measures that mitigate the effects of climate change, and that contribute towards the development of a resilient ecosystem. To help encourage these initiatives, the Old Ottawa East Association supports the declaration of a climate emergency in the City of Ottawa.
Toward this end, we have passed the following motion at our meeting of April 9,

Be it resolved that the Old Ottawa East Community Association calls on the City
of Ottawa to declare a climate emergency and make climate action an official
Term of Council priority for the 2018-22 Term of Council.
The residents of Old Ottawa East are committed to protecting our ecosystem and
to reducing our carbon footprint.

See a copy of the letter sent to the Mayor on this resolution.