Learning how each of us, individually and collectively, can reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and move toward a healthier environment and quality of life is a necessary step for our community and for our future. During Sustainable Orillia Month we are pleased to present seven on-line learning experiences—webinars—designed to help us take that step. Read more here.
About: Investors are becoming more aware that their investment dollars can impact how corporations make important decisions with regard to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance issues. Having qualified financial advice can save not only money and taxes but provide peace of mind in moving forward
Presenter: Jackie Ramler, MBA, CFP®, RIA, CIM®, FCSI™, FMA
Portfolio Manager Raymond James Executive Wealth Advisors
6:00PM-7:00PM September 30th
Presenter: Ian Graham
Description: Ian Graham, runs Small Dog Studio and an off-the-grid recording studio as well as teaching audio production classes at Wilfred Laurier University. He also has a passion for renewable energy, electric vehicles, and future technology. He owns two 10KW solar arrays, an off the grid cabin, drives a Tesla Model 3, and has recently converted a gas pontoon boat to electric with solar canopy charging.
7:00PM-8:00PM September 28th
Presenters: This roundtable discussion will feature speakers from Enbridge Gas Distribution, the Independent System Operator for Ontario (the IESO) and Amerispec, all of whom have energy efficient programs or implement programs in these types of buildings.
About: This roundtable presentation with options for your questions is designed to help you plan to do your energy efficient program that suits you and where you can find the funds to do it
4:00PM-5:00PM September 29th
6:00PM-9:00PM September 29th
Location: 62 Peter Street North, Orillia, Ontario, L3V 4Z1
Presenter : Jeff Butler, founder of Plugboats
About: Jeff Butler of Plugboats will speak on the current availability of electric boats and the Canadian Market.
7:00PM-8:00PM September 21st
About: Orillia is in an enviable position having abundant fresh water and a supply of renewable energy with which to generate hydrogen and perhaps become a local hydrogen hub. This webinar will explain the details of Enbridge’s pilot hydrogen project in Markham and point out how Orillia could benefit from a similar program. The importance of local support is key. As Orillia develops its climate change action plan, hydrogen generation and use is one pathway by which we can reduce our emissions and transform our local economy for the future. This webinar will explain the details of what is involved in a hydrogen program.
1:00PM-2:00PM September 22nd
About: Learn all about the circular economy with us!
Location: 62 Peter St N, Orillia, ON L3V 4Z1
6:00PM-8:00PM September 22nd
Presenter : Gideon Forman, Climate Change and Transportation Policy Analyst and renowned climate expert with David Suzuki Foundation
About: Gideon will address transportation policy, electrification of public transit, bike lanes, examples from other jurisdictions, funding opportunities, and changes we must make in Orillia. There will be opportunity for questions and answers. This is a non-partisan and free of charge event.
Presenter: Bob McDonald, from CBC’s Quirks and Quarks
About: The City of Orillia is hosting an open and virtual town hall and everyone is invited to participate in providing feedback on the City’s Community Climate Change Action Plan. See below to register for this important event. Come, participate first-hand and make your voice heard.
6:00PM-7:30PM 16th of September
Presenter: Hosted by Lake Country Time Trade and the Orillia Repair Cafe
About: This is your chance to learn how to repair broken and damaged household items and avoid sending them to the landfill.
Presenters: Jackie Ramler, MBA, CFP®, RIA, CIM®, FCSI™, FMA
Portfolio Manager Raymond James Executive Wealth Advisors Dr. Florin Pendea, Associate Professor of Environmental Sustainability @Departments of Sustainability Sciences and Geography at Lakehead University Mark Bisset, Executive Director@ Couchiching Conservancy Jessica Bentley-Jacobs, Director of Sustainability@ Hydro One
Jackie Ramler, MBA, CFP®, RIA, CIM®, FCSI™, FMA
Portfolio Manager – Raymond James Executive Wealth Advisors
Jackie has over 24 years of experience in Financial /Investment Planning, specialized in working with corporate owners and executives and their families to grow, preserve and enjoy their wealth. Watch this webinar and learn how to align your investment portfolio with your values. Come to understand the concept of supporting Sustainable Capitalism. See how Clean Portfolios have outperformed the TSX in the past few years.