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Northern Connections climate change conference

Sustainable Communities in the North Conference

This two-day conference, held in 2010, was attended by over 100 people from northern communities and included presentations on the Green Energy Act (including why and how it can help communities and small businesses in Northern Ontario), alternative energy solutions for remote communities, sustainable design for the north, sustainable purchasing policies, community resilience in a post-carbon era and others.

Participatory learning included sessions for gardening in cold climates and short growing seasons, Aboriginal teachings, how to influence public policy, composting, and making homemade cleaning products.

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