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Wishing You a Happy, Safe, and Healthy Year!
TREA thanks all the community support it had for its 4th Christmas Online Silent Auction held in December. We recognize 2020 was a very challenging year for business, families and community, we do so appreciate everyone’s involvement.
In further preparation of Reimagine Co.’s tool and equipment lending library launch this spring, TREA has created some initial messages on food preparation tools that will soon be available.

TREA is currently preparing a session on ‘Environmental Stewardship’ as part of a work session at Althouse College coming up soon.  We look forward to the opportunity of discussing this important topic with the teachers of tomorrow.
We would like to share the following with you –

City advisory committee meetings will be resuming soon after the challenges of Covid-19 and time allocated for a Council review. Check the City website for meeting agendas and dates.

Don’t forget the online learning resources of the public library during these trying Covid-19 times. Info for students at every age and grade level to support doing school work at home, learning new skills and to inspire brilliant and creative ideas! Visit www.lpl.ca/schoolaged, For digital resources you can access from home with your Library card, visit www.lpl.ca/digital.
LEN’s Green in the City series mentioned in our October newsletter is now archived for you to revisit on Youtube. Topics include food waste, sustainable transportation, urban agriculture, responsible consumption and production, and a green economic recovery.  
The City has a new posting for a program manager on Active Transportation, reporting to Roads and Transportation, closing date Jan 18. Position is responsible for the development of active transportation infrastructure and programs in support of the City’s Transportation Master Plan, the Cycling Master Plan and other plans and policies encompassing active transportation. Check it out here!
Climate Action Sarnia-Lambton is delivering a once-a-month online speaker series starting Wed, Jan 27, 7pm with Peter Smith speaking to ‘What to do with Nuclear Waste’. Sign up with climateactionsarnialambtonnow@gmail.com for the Zoom link and future topics.
This year the Guelph Organic Conference (one of our favourites), Jan 26-30 will have free registration for 5 online workshops. A special themed speaker on Saturday the 30th – Gary Zimmer of Wisconsin, will give a lively organic cropping session. Click here for more information. 
Taking policy action –

We hope you have had time by now to give comments to the City’s Climate Emergency Action Plan.  The goals are to reduce London’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 30% by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050. Keep up with its delivery by reading City reports, a climate primer and what other cities are doing at https://getinvolved.london.ca/climate
Sincerely,
TREA Board

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