Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

October 1 – Climate Panel at Civic Centre

Fighting Climate Change – Take Heart, and Take Action!

a panel presentation and conversation

October 1, 2019 – 7- 9 pm

Canmore Civic Centre Council Chambers

You are invited to attend this public forum on October 1, 2019. You will hear from a very diverse list of speakers, and have a chance to ask questions.

Panelists will address the questions:

· Given your area of expertise – Why is climate action essential?
· What have you seen that helps you “take heart?”
· What advice do you have for audience members when it comes to action?

This will be a free event, although we will gratefully accept donations to help support expenses associated with this event and with our ongoing work. The event is organized by Bow Valley Climate Action.

Speakers:

– The Very Rev. Bill Phipps, retired Minister and former moderator of the United Church of Canada

– John Borrowman, Mayor of Canmore

– Paulette Fox, Blood Tribe member and environmental scientist

– Jodi Hilty, President and Chief Scientist, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

– Sara Renner , former Olympic cross country skier; owner, Paintbox Lodge

– Bob Sanford, Chair in Water and Climate Security, United Nations University

– Ed Whittingham, Energy Policy Expert