From Fukushima to Toronto: A Town Hall is an opportunity to understand the causes of the Fukushima disaster and the parallels that exist in Ontario’s nuclear industry. Workshops and pannel discussion will provide community groups, as well as old, and new activists alike with the knowledge needed to start building an Ontario free of nuclear risks powered by 100% renewable energy.
Together we’ll develop strategies, and plans for 2012 and beyond for Torontonians to stop nuclear expansion in our region, and build a greener Ontario.
Cost: $5 or pay what you can (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)
Featuring workshops, and panel discussions on:
- The lessons Ontario can learn from the Fukushima disaster;
- The special protections that absolve the nuclear industry of responsibility, and allow for a complete lack of accountability across the Canadian nuclear industry;
- The threats to ecosystems in the Great Lakes Watershed;
- The nuclear industry’s protection from any objective cost analysis at the expense of tax payers, while Toronto and Ontario face increased budget cuts, and other austerity measures.
Guest Speakers include:
- Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Greenpeace Canada
- Mark Mattson, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
- Jack Gibbons and Angela Bishoff, Ontario Clean Air Alliance
- Theresa McClenaghan, Canadian Environmental Law Association
- Kris Stevens, Ontario Sustainable Energy Association
Refreshments will be available.
There will be video recording at this event.
*We regret that this venue is not wheelchair accessible.
Event sponsors: Greenpeace, Ontario Clean Air Alliance, Don't Nuke T.O.
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