Experiment would give citizens say in how city money is spent
School of Environment, Enterprise and Development professor Sean Goeby spoke with the Record and 570 News about a proposal the City of Kitchener will be voting on to implement an experiment in participatory budgeting. The practice would give residents a democratic voice in how some city dollars are spent. Council is expected to vote this spring and, if given the green light, Geobey and his graduate students may have trial projects on the go this fall. Read the full story and listen to the interview.
With atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increasing at record speed, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and Balsillie of International Affairs professor Thomas Homer-Dixon spoke to 570 News radio about all of the reasons Canada must continue to fight climate change. Listen to the interview here.