On December 9th, 2021 RSI hosted a workshop on funding and support for climate and community resiliency solutions being developed as part of Community Climate Action in St. James Town (SJT). Getting projects off the ground takes work. We heard from experienced experts and finished with an open forum. Yasmin Glanville, RSI Founder and CCA-SJT Project […]
Building Resilient and Connected Communities On November 30th, 2021, the Community Climate Action team hosted the second “built environment” focused workshop, featuring climate adaptation and resiliency building strategies and practices for high-rise communities, like St. James Town (SJT) and stakeholder members. The workshop was facilitated by Stantec’s Senior Climate Scientist, Dr. Norman Shippee and the […]
An objective of Community Climate Action (CCA) is to reduce the impact of climate change on high-rise communities like St. James Town (SJT). The November 9, 2021 workshop aimed to help people on the ground to discuss, frame and communicate their issues with policymakers and others, to bring systemic change. Our speakers were government officials […]
On October 26 Community Climate Action hosted the second of a two-part workshop co-facilitated by Project Lead Yasmin Glanville and Facilitator Wen Li. These workshops help empower people to develop scalable solutions to manage the escalating threat of climate change on high-rise communities like St. James Town in Toronto. Learn more about the first workshop. […]
On October 14, 2021 sustainability experts, futurists and passionate members of the St James Town (SJT) community came together to discover and share actionable solutions to the escalating impacts of climate change on urban high-rise communities in the Greater Toronto Area. Breaking into Solutions Discovery Groups, participants focused on seven climate-related challenges: Food, Shelter, Energy, […]
Community Climate Action in St James Town (SJT) was founded to help battle the impact of climate change on high-rise communities, by engaging the entire community. The goal is to help St. James Town become the best-prepared high-rise community in regard to climate change in the city. On Sept 23 climate consultant Shane O’Hanlon facilitated […]
“If opportunities don’t knock, build a doorway.” Milton Berle Many residents are foreign-trained professionals and newcomers who are struggling to find suitable work. Instead of waiting for an opportunity to knock, creating opportunities by starting a business is another option. As part of RSI’s Community Climate Action – St James Town-centered project – we have […]
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