The acknowledgements are presented chronologically.


The Peoples Official Plan for Ottawa's Climate Emergency was launched in April, 2019 at the Champlain Park Field House in Kitchissippi Ward by Daniel Buckles, with Paul Johanis, Robb Barnes and Roland Dorsay. They jointly convened a number of face-to-face meetings over the following months, leading up to a general plan to influence the shape of Ottawa's new Official Plan. 


A workshop November 15-16, 2019 focused on climate solutions was organized by Daniel Buckles and Paul Johanis (both with 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 ( 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, Daniel Buckles and Khulud Baig, with 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. 

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