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Provincial EAC Symposia

The Annual Provincial EAC Symposium is hosted to provide an opportunity for the volunteer members of Ontario's Environmental Advisory Committees to meet face to face with EAC members to:

Learn about global issues that impact all municipalities

Share and be inspired by the work being done by EAC and individuals to help preserve and protect the environment

Share success stories, experiences and insights on common problems and challenges with other members of the environmental community

2016 Symposium - Local Food & Stewardship

2014 Symposium - Community Engagement

The 2014 EAC Symposium was hosted by the Brampton Environmental Planning Advisory Committee (BEPAC) on Saturday, May 3 and brought together representatives from over 20 municipalities.

The theme of the 2014 event was"Community Engagement - harnessing the energy of communities to create self-sustaining environmental programs."

Invitation, Agenda and Attendees




Presentations and PowerPoints

Welcome and Agenda Overview (Jayne Pilot, Co-Chair, Brampton EPAC)

Overview of Brampton Grow Green (Susan Jorgenson, City of Brampton)

Making a Clean Sweep (Diane Butterworth, Brampton Clean City)

Eco-Challenge (Nicolas Gilbert, Oshawa EAC)

Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) (Clifton Cippolino, TRAC and homeowners Paul Gay and Marisa Mancuso)

Food for Thought Workshops (Victoria Fast, Oshawa EAC)

KEYNOTE: Cambridge City Green (Fred Oliff, Cambridge EAC)

Environmental Education and Action through Brampton Public Libraries (Katrina Doktor, Brampton Library)

Sustainable Visioning Workshop

Visioning Exercise

Visioning Exercise Summary

Community Youth and the Environment (Peel Environmental Youth Alliance)

Active Transportation in Brampton (David Laing, Brampton Bicycle Advisory Committee)

Provincial EAC Website (Suzanne Elston, City of Oshawa)

Other documents and materials

Hosting the 2014 EAC Symposium - Lessons Learned

Sponsorship for the 2014 EAC Symposium was provided by the Rice Development Corporation

 2012 Symposium - Environmental Advisory Committee Symposium

Hosted in Leamington by the Windsor Essex County Environment Committee on November 17th, the 2012.

Click here for Conference Proceedings

2011 Symposium - International Year of Forests

Hosted by the Durham Environmental Advisory Committee on November 19th, the 2011 Symposium was themed after the International Year of Forests, declared by the United Nations.

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2008 Symposium - Great Lakes, Great Water

"The wars of the 21st Century will be fought over water" -Ismail Serageldin, Vice President, World Bank

Hosting the 2008 EAC Symposium on the shore of one of the Great Lakes provided inspiration for the Symposium theme, "Great Lakes, Great Water."

2008 Symposium Agenda