Nate Wallace

Program Manager, Clean Transportation

Nate is passionate about shifting to clean mobility and building more sustainable cities. His background is in public transit advocacy, spending over three years in a policy role at the Canadian Urban Transit Association, where he helped shape policy and government relations efforts to achieve billions in emergency transit funding during the pandemic. His academic background includes a Masters degree in political management from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies from UNB’s Renaissance College. In his free time, Nate enjoys listening to heavy metal music, seeing movies with friends and exploring nature.

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May 24, 2023

Electric Vehicle Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Electric vehicles (EVs) play an important role in reducing carbon pollution from transportation. But there…

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Apr 24, 2023

Statement on TTC Electric Bus Funding Announcement

Statement from Nate Wallace, Clean Transportation Program Manager Toronto | Traditional territories of the Mississaugas…

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Apr 03, 2023

5 Reasons Why the Federal Government Should Fund Public Transit Service

Did you know that Canada’s federal government doesn’t fund public transit service? The federal government…

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Mar 21, 2023

ATU Canada and Environmental Defence Call on Premiers, Minister Freeland to Save Public Transit in Upcoming Budgets

ATU Canada is the latest in a series of groups sounding the alarm bell on…

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Mar 15, 2023

Climate Groups Sound the Alarm on Public Transit Death Spiral

15 environmental groups signed an open letter calling on Minister Freeland for federal funding to…

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Mar 06, 2023

Statement from Nate Wallace, Clean Transportation Program Manager at Environmental Defence, on Toronto Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie’s request for emergency transit funding

Statement by Nate Wallace, Clean Transportation Program Manager, Environmental Defence Ottawa | Traditional, unceded territory…

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Feb 02, 2023

On the Road to Clean Transportation and Livable Communities

Canada has a problem: a history of car-dependent city planning and a fleet of the…

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