Exploring sustainability best practices

A capital city should lead by example in building a greener, healthier and more sustainable future.

This insightful and thought-provoking panel event on the sustainable capital explores lessons learned from other capital cities and regions, demonstrating how green infrastructure can be an essential tool in climate adaptation.

Our featured speakers

Roy Brooke

Executive Director
Municipal Natural Assets Initiative

Presentation: Natural Asset Management: Moving from Novel to Normal

Alexandre Baker

Environmental Advisor
Sustainable Development Division, Ville de Québec

Presentation: An account of his experience using green infrastructures to mitigate rainwater for the Ville de Québec

Geneviève Mercier

Chief, Sustainable Development Programs
Capital Planning, National Capital Commission

Presentation: Sustainability at the NCC


Thursday, October 19, 2023, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (EDT)


Urbanism Lab
40 Elgin Street, 2nd floor, Ottawa, Ontario

In-person events and the live webcast on YouTube are bilingual. Interpretation services are only available during the event.

The Urbanism Lab: Always free, always interesting!

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