How can we work together to put an end to the 1980’s kind of thinking that views more cars, bigger highways and sprawling development as progress?
In Delta we are already seeing the results – and costs – of climate change as sea level rises and storm surges challenge the dike system that protects our low-lying community. What do we gain if we save a few minutes on our travels into Richmond or Vancouver if we contribute to increasing air pollution, loss of farmland and global warming?
Panelists Harold Steves (Richmond City counsellor and “father of the ALR”), Susan Jones (respected environmental advocate) and Andrew Martin (UBC School of Community & Social Planning) will examine the forces behind the project and the alternatives to this multi-billion dollar mega-development.
The panel presentations will be followed by an open community discussion on alternatives and actions.