March 30, 2021 at 7:00pm 1 hr 15 mins
Online Event London, ON, Canada
Learn more about the future growth and plans for the Masonville area in London, ON in this panel discussion!
The Masonville Secondary Plan will guide the future growth and development of the Masonville area, with proposed changes that include better stormwater management by reducing the amount of hard-surfaced parking areas and introducing more tree-planting and landscaping. Sonia Wise, Senior Planner, and Shawna Chambers, Division Manager of Stormwater Management with the City of London, will share the vision for Masonville.
John De Benedictis, Canadian Facilities Director with TD Bank Group, helped develop TD Canada Trust's original environmental sustainability strategy. John will highlight TD's Masonville branch, which was the first net-zero energy bank branch in Canada This branch has been an incubator for sustainability ideas, from its electric car chargers to the TD Green Energy Park: a community space that features alternative energy sources and native landscaping.
The draft of the Masonville Secondary Plan was presented in March of this year to the Planning and Environment Committee and London Municipal Council to start community consultation. Read the plan here: https://getinvolved.london.ca/masonville1 and join this special Green in the City session to hear about what's planned for Masonville, ask your questions and find out how your voice can be heard as this plan develops.
Green in the City is a seminar series that explores local issues through a sustainability lens. Learn about lifestyle and behavioural changes that support the planet, London’s communities, and you! See all past and upcoming events from the Green in the City series at https://www.londonenvironment.net/green_city
This is a FREE community event made possible by the City of London, the London Public Library and the London Environmental Network.