Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – Following the announcements by the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, at today’s event hosted by the Toronto Region Board of Trade, land use expert Phil Pothen, Ontario Environment Program Manager, Environmental Defence, will be available for comment and interviews. Phil Pothen will focus on the urban livability, environmental, and environmental justice impacts of the proposed changes to the province’s housing legislation and policy announced by Minister Clark.
WHAT: Comments by expert Phil Pothen following the announcements by Minister Clark at the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s event “Tackling Ontario’s Housing Supply Crisis”.
WHO: Phil Pothen, a land use expert and Ontario Environment Program Manager, Environmental Defence
WHERE: Lennox Hall – First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide St. West
WHEN: Today, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, following the announcements by Minister Clark
For Environmental Defence’s backgrounder on housing affordability and the environment in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, click here.
ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian environmental advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.
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For more information or to request an interview, please contact: Allen Braude, Environmental Defence, email@example.com