Sustainability Dialogues- Honourable Minister George Heyman

Do not miss our Firechat with the Honourable Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, George Heyman. Minister Heyman will talk about Climate Action and building a clean economy through CleanBC.

Title: Climate action and building the clean economy through CleanBC

Topic: Minister George Heyman will speak about B.C.’s progress on climate action and building the clean economy through CleanBC in the lead-up to the United Nations COP 26 event this fall.

Biography:

George Heyman is B.C.’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Minister Responsible for TransLink. He was first elected as the MLA for Vancouver-Fairview in 2013, and has been re-elected twice since that time. Prior to his election as MLA, George was Executive Director of the Sierra Club BC, one of our province’s oldest environmental advocacy and education organizations. He also served three terms as president of the BC Government and Services Employees’ Union (BCGEU) from 1999 to 2008.

George has been a faculty member of Simon Fraser University’s Dialogue and Negotiation program, teaching courses in multi-party negotiations and collaborative decision making. He has guest lectured at a number of universities in B.C. and abroad, and served on advisory committees for post-graduate and undergraduate degree programs at three B.C. universities. He has also been a board member of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – B.C., the Columbia Institute, and the Workers’ Compensation Board. George is a passionate advocate in Victoria for issues facing Fairview constituents – including education, health care, the arts, child care, workers’ rights, transit, and affordable housing.

Free Zoom Webinar

May 5, 2021

5:30 pm

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