Jobs & Economy

Upgrade the Building Code to save energy

Homes and other residential buildings are not as energy efficient as they could be or should be. Upgrading the building code is needed for all new housing. Better insulation and energy reflective shingles (instead of the current shingles that absorb sunlight) would decrease the need to burn fossil fuels or consume electricity to heat and cool our homes.

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Ban Electric Prod Use in Animal Farming, Transport & Slaughter

Electric binary prods used on animals (any) are the equivalent to using a taser on humans, and should be banned. Not only are they cruel and inhumane, their use is known to be illegal and a crime against humanity (their extreme voltage/use violates the rights of "all animal objects", which include all living animals, of which humans are included) -- we must hold those in power and authority accountable to their own rules ...more »

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Sustainable Communities

Environment in our Constitution

Please RT: @ElizabethMay @liberal_party @NDP_HQ @Kathleen_Wynne @UNEP

 

It is now abundantly clear that in order to stop the rape of #Canada & our contribution to #earth's ecological destruction we must enshrine ecological protection in our #constitutions.

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Sustainable Communities

Guarantee The Right to a Healthy Environment

Guarantee the right to a healthy environment for all Ontarians. This would guarantee that development initiatives would have to be sustainable and not at the expense of the peaceful enjoyment of ecosystems by the public.

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Sustainable Communities

Sale of school playing fields

It's ironic that just when we find that learning outside benefits children immensely physically, emotionally, and intellectually, and "forest schools" are being popular for children 3 to 6 years old, the Toronto School Board is forced by the Province to sell off school yards to fund school renovations and new buildings. At Guelph Outdoor Preschool, children ages 3 to 6 will typically spend most of the morning and at ...more »

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Jobs & Economy

Invest in Research of Green Energy (Hydro, Wind & Solar)

Green energy (wind, solar and hydro) are the way of the future versus Coal, Gas and Nuclear. It is cheaper (in the long run), free (once implemented) and inexhaustible. We are still paying a premium on our hydro bills for the past investment in nuclear and no one knows how to get rid of the waste nuclear fuel rods.

McGuinty had the right idea, but fell down by contracting for a high price for green energy.

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