Q8 - Will you support our target for a 40% tree canopy cover per neighborhood and protection of mature trees through the new Tree Protection By-Law?

Riley Brockington


Yes, as an overall goal, acknowledging some neighbourhoods will be challenged to meet this ambitious target. 

Ethan Sabourin

Yes. As a city councilor, I would work to expand our tree canopy across River Ward, including working with the Canada Lands Corporation to ensure that new development at Confederation Heights will increase shade and create a climate-resilient neighbourhood. I would also push to do the same across the city. The expansion of our tree canopy should include the preservation of irreplaceable mature trees, to protect against extreme heat events, and the addition of more fruit and nut bearing trees throughout the city.

Alex Dugal 


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