FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 3, 2016
MP Neil Ellis Hosts Climate Change & Environment Town Hall.
The event will be taking place on Wednesday, August 10th 2016 at the Highline Hall in Wellington.
Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte will host a Climate Change & Environment Town Hall as part of the Government of Canada’s public consultations on the development of climate change and protecting the environment in Canada.
MP Ellis, who will be moderating the town hall, will complete an introduction and then invite constituents to speak about the following topics in order:
1. How and where to reduce emissions
2. Ideas for new technology and job creation
3. How to put a price on carbon
4. Preparing for the impacts of climate change
5. General ideas on climate change reduction
The public will be invited to address MP Ellis, for one minute each due to time constraints.
***Note: This is NOT a Q&A style event. This event gives constituents the opportunity to voice their opinions on how the government should prioritize climate change action and items the federal government should consider. MP Ellis’s office will submit these comments in a report to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.
Media are invited to attend the town hall discussion and take notes and/or voice record. Select seating will be reserved for media. You may be asked for media credentials at any time by staff. No questions from the media will be taken during the town hall discussion. MP Neil Ellis will be available for media interviews after the town hall finishes as well as the days in advance of the town hall. Taking photographs is permitted. See event details below:
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Highline Hall, Wellington & District Community Centre (ESSROC Centre)
111 Belleville Street, Wellington, ON
Parking is available on-site.
For more information or media-related questions, please contact Clara Quinn at 613-969-3300 or email Neil.Ellis@parl.gc.ca.