#FridaysForFuture Climate Shoe Strike Sept 25th

#FridaysForFuture Climate Shoe Strike Sept 25th

On September 25th in Stratford, a climate shoe strike was held in front of City Hall. Organized by a youth-led intergenerational team of volunteers from the Climate Strike Stratford and Climate Momentum networks, the shoe strike was a COVID-safe way to host a public...
Facing Up to the Climate Emergency

Facing Up to the Climate Emergency

Stratford Climate Shoe Strike Sign, Sept 25 - by Anna By Annemarie Reimer and Anne Carbert Just a few weeks ago on September 3rd, the Energy & Environment Advisory Committee met in the City Hall Auditorium after several months on hold due to the impact of COVID-19...
Tree Trust Launches in Stratford-Perth

Tree Trust Launches in Stratford-Perth

By Annemarie Reimer Do you have a favourite tree, currently or from your childhood? On Friday afternoon, September 18th, a full capacity crowd of 100 gathered under one of musician Loreena McKennitt’s favourite trees to celebrate the launch of Stratford-Perth Tree...
Teen Trio Energizes Local Climate Action

Teen Trio Energizes Local Climate Action

By Don Landry If you were to judge the future of local climate leadership by the energy and accomplishments of three Stratford teens, you would have to say that future is very bright. Never mind the future, actually. With the recent and ongoing efforts of Emily Adam,...
Join Our Virtual Momentum Mixer on Sept 21st

Join Our Virtual Momentum Mixer on Sept 21st

On Monday September 21st at 7pm, we’re hosting a virtual get-together for eco-minded folks in Stratford and Perth County! We’ll share news about local climate and Just Recovery activities and also welcome Sammie Orr, a local youth climate activist who is...
Volunteer with a Working Group … or Two

Volunteer with a Working Group … or Two

“There is a glimmer of hope. For if COVID-19 is a precautionary tale, it is also a crash course in the possible.” ~ María Mendiluce & Jose Siri The choices we make today to rebuild and restart our economy will shape our society, health, and climate for...
Just Recovery Awareness Campaign & Contest!

Just Recovery Awareness Campaign & Contest!

We’ve launched a Just Recovery poster campaign and scavenger hunt contest in downtown Stratford! The contest runs until September 18th. Spread the word about the Just Recovery principles to raise awareness. We can build back better from the pandemic, but we must build...
Update from the Perth County Climate Change Coordinator

Update from the Perth County Climate Change Coordinator

Rebecca Garlick, Perth County Climate Change Coordinator, was the guest speaker at our recent online event on July 29th — the first virtual edition of our frequent Momentum Mixer networking gathering. Rebecca gave an overview of the work she is doing to support...
Just Recovery Meeting with MP John Nater

Just Recovery Meeting with MP John Nater

On July 14th, a few local climate activists had a meeting with Perth-Wellington Member of Parliament John Nater. In a virtual discussion over Zoom, Mr. Nater was reminded of the need for urgent climate action and encouraged to support a green and just recovery from...