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The acknowledgements are presented chronologically.


In April, 2019 Daniel Buckles, Paul Johanis, Robb Barnes and Roland Dorsay convened a meeting to launch the Peoples Official Plan for Ottawa’s Climate Emergency. Details on meetings of the emerging POP group are available on the policy page of the Greenspace Alliance website.


A workshop November 15-16, 2019 focused on climate solutions was organized by Daniel Buckles and Paul Johanis of the Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital, with Emilie Grenier (Ecology Ottawa), Mitchell Beer (The Energy Mix) and a cadre of Youth Climate Ambassadors (Sarah Fox, Gabrielle Richards, Shyanne Matone, Kate Strathdee, Kevin Mason and Jessica Tan). Jacques Chevalier (SAS2 Dialogue)facilitated the workshop skilfully and graciously. Workshop presenters included Diane Saxe (via video), Mitchell Beer, Moe Garahan, Robb Barnes, Daniel Buckles, Paul Johanis and the Youth Climate Ambassadors. Jennifer Sheppard (Livingtapistries.com)kindly offered her graphic facilitation skills to enrich the final plenary session. Financial support was provided by The Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital, Ecology Ottawa, the Healthy Transportation Coalition, the Federation of Citizen Associations and generous individual donors.


A workshop February 22, 2020 focused on Just Healthy Neighbourhoods was organized by Trevor Haché, Khulud Baig and Daniel Buckles, with assistance from Paul Johanis, Sheila Perry, Emilie Grenier and Moe Garahan. Financial support was provided by the Healthy Transportation Coalition, the City for All Women Initiative (CAWI), the Federation of Citizens Associations (FCA) and Just Food.