Climate Action 150 Participants





St. Bonaventure's College
St John’s, NL

Chris Peters

Newfoundland & Labrador Studies

Tantramar Regional H S
Sackville, NB

Matt Wheaton

Environmental Science 12

École secondaire La Poudrière
Drummondville, QC

Melanie Daigneault

English Language

North Hastings H S
Bancroft, ON

Leaf Worsley

Environmental Science 3E

Andrew Edgar

Geography 9

Colleen Drew-Baehre

Geography 9

Runnymede C I
Toronto, ON

Torie Gervais

Environmental Resource Management 12

Milliken Mills H S
Markham, ON

Chris Williams

Alternative Education/Eco-club

Woodland Heights Elementary
London, ON

Scott Howe

Grade 7 and 8

Leamington District S S
Leamington, ON

Lisa Jeffrey

Science 10

Carman Collegiate
Carman, MB

Rosanne Massinon

Biology 12

Sustainable Living Academy
Winnipeg, MB

Heather Eckton / Kristin Erickson

Science 11 & 12 / Indigenous Studies

J H Bruns Collegiate
Winnipeg, MB

Norm Froemel

Geography 10

Lisa Burton / Charlotte Turenne

English 9

Churchill Community H S
La Ronge, SK

Gabe Andrews

Science 20

Warman H S
Warman, SK

Sean Brand / Peter Schmidt

Science 20

Archbishop MacDonald H S
Edmonton, AB

Rania Eshak

French Language

Alberta Distance Learning Centre

Simran Bhatia / Jessica Luciuk


Robert Thirsk H S
Calgary, AB

Warren Lake


Mount Baker S S
Cranbrook, BC

Leigh Cormier

Geography 12

Howe Sound S S
Squamish, BC

Marie St Pierre, FR

French Language Arts

Institute for Global Solutions
Saanich, BC

Graeme Mitchell / Mark Neufeld

Interdisciplinary Studies

Queen Margaret's School
Duncan, BC

Nicole Lorusso

Geography 12

Community Partners

Carman, Manitoba

  • South Central Eco Institute:  Student-led water quality testing of rivers and streams across southern Manitoba

Cranbrook British Columbia

  • Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society  Non-profit aimed at ensuring Cranbrook develops with careful consideration of the environment, access to housing, transportation, and sustainable and meaningful employment, and promotion of culture
  • Wildsight  Non-profit that “works to protect wildlife, water and wild places in Canada’s Columbia and Rocky Mountain regions.”
  • Mainstreams Delivers educational programs for students of all ages on water-related   and solutions.

 Duncan British Columbia

  • Cowichan Climate Change Collaboration
  • Cowichan Green Community, cultivating food, community and resilience.

  • One Cowichan, is a citizens group that wants action on a number of issues, including environmental protection.

La Ronge, Saskatchewan

  • Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation: Non-profit that “fosters sound management and wise use of Saskatchewan's renewable resources.”

Leamington, Ontario

  • Southwestern Ontario Food Gleaners. This organization collects food that doesn’t quite make the grade to be sold in supermarkets to produce soup mixes for food banks, First Nations Communities and others.  
  • Seacliff Energy operates an Anaerobic Digester which turns thousands of tons of organic waste into 1.6 Megawatts of green electricity, heat to offset the cost and environmental impact of the adjacent greenhouses, as well as organic solid and liquid fertilizer by-products

Mississauga, Ontario

  • Peel Environmental Youth Alliance

  • Community Environmental Alliance, focuses on cycling and active transportation.

  • Conservation Peel has programs and information on energy and air.

Saanich, British Columbia

  • James David, Education Programs Manager
  • Jens Wieting, Climate Campaigner
  • City Green Solution, a Victoria-based organization focusing on energy saving solutions for homes, businesses and community.
  • Greater Victoria Green Team tackles environmental issues through co-operation and teamwork and volunteers at farms to promote local sustainable agriculture..

Sackville, New Brunswick

  • EOS Eco-Energy is a not-for-profit organization based out of Sackville, New Brunswick. Incorporated in 2004, we serve the Tantramar-Memramcook region with projects concerning energy and climate change. We are dedicated to energy sustainability in Tantramar and pursue that goal by promoting energy conservation, renewable energy technologies, sustainable community planning, and climate change adaptation.

  • Conservation Council of New Brunswick, focuses on a variety of environmental issues in the province including climate change and energy.

St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Ignatian Carbon Challenge, Created by a team of theology and science teachers, the Ignatian Carbon Challenge invites both individuals and institutions to address climate change.

  • FoodFirst NL
    “Food First NL’s mission is to actively promote comprehensive, community-based solutions to ensure access to adequate, healthy food for all.”

  • For A New Earth
    “Aim is to transform the imaginations of communities into first, accepting the facts of climate change and the inevitable end of the fossil fuel age, and secondly, and more importantly, encouraging a positive contribution to the creation of a greener and more just future for the earth.”

Toronto, Ontario

  • Toronto 350  “This is a grassroots organization supported almost entirely by volunteers. Toronto350’s campaigns are aimed at keeping coal, oil, and gas in the ground. We’re trying to stop tar sands pipelines from coming through Ontario and helping to divest major pension funds and university endowments from fossil fuel holdings.”

  • Toronto Environmental Alliance  TEA focuses on actions to help Toronto prepare for the impacts of climate change by reducing energy use and investing in the right infrastructure.

  • Toronto Urban Climate Change Network  A network comprised of Toronto’s leading government, academic, and environmental organizations involved in the research of climate change specific to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

  • Toronto and Region Conservation  With decades of practical experience in protecting our environment, educating young people, and engaging communities, TRCA works with governments, businesses, and individuals to build a greener, cleaner healthier place to live.

  • Live Green Toronto  The Live Green Card connects green shoppers with local businesses to promote the greening of Toronto

  • Pollution Probe  Pollution Probe is a Canadian charitable environmental organization that is a leading agent of change at the intersection of communities, health and environment.

  • Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction  Institute staff and research associates are international leaders in wind and seismic engineering, atmospheric science, risk perception, hydrology, economics, geography, health sciences, public policy and a number of other disciplines.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • Manitoba Eco-Network — “Manitoba Eco-Network is a non-profit organization which promotes positive environmental action.”

  • Manitoba Forestry Association, “Their mission is to inform and educate all Manitobans about wise management of trees and forests, to ensure they will remain healthy and productive not only for today, but for future generations.”

  • Fort Whyte Alive, “FortWhyte Alive is an award-winning destination where you can get outside and experience nature. We supply the wildlife, hiking trails, freshwater lakes, inspiring exhibits, and amazing experiences.”
  • Solar Manitoba, “Manitoba’s leading solar panel installer”

  • La Salle Redboine Conservation District, “The LaSalle Redboine Conservation District was formed in 2002 and covers an area of approximately 5,200km². It is located in southern Manitoba and includes all or parts of the municipalities of Dufferin, Grey, Macdonald, Ritchot, Norfolk-Treherne, Cartier and Victoria; and the Town of Carman”

  • Recycle Everywhere: “This program is designed for Manitoba schools, and is a fantastic way to get your students and staff working together to accomplish a goal.”

  • South Central Eco Institute: “The South Central Eco-Institute is an umbrella organization consisting of members of the academic community, local governmental representatives, representatives from the eco-environmental trades and agencies, and interested community members.”