Who We Are


The HCC will be the leaders of the local regional effort and lead the transformation towards a low-carbon, climate-resilient community.


We will address the issue of Climate Change mitigation and adaptation for the community of Halton.


HCC is comprised of environmental leaders and engagers from: Conservation Halton, Town of Oakville, Town of Halton Hills, Town of Milton, City of Burlington, Halton District School Board, Halton Catholic District School Board, Region of Halton, University of Waterloo, and the Halton Environmental Network.

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We are ready for action! Check out everything that the Halton Climate Collective has accomplished since their establishment in 2017. We’ve reached out to communities in Halton and have used their voices to create action.

  • 4950 Voices heard
  • 2,200+ questionnaires completed
  • 1115 newsletter subscribers
  • 130+ charrette participants, including 75 youth
  • 700+ people subscribed to our monthly newsletter
  • 75+ youth stakeholders
  • 2 weekly tweets, focused on getting you in the know #HCCDYK
  • 3 youth-led event, geared towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions 
  • 100 Stakeholders participated in one workshop
  • 1 residential greenhouse gas inventory
  • 3 community-wide Climate discussion about Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown”, Sheila Watt-Cloutier’s “Right to be Cold” and Katharine Hayhoe’s “Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World”
  • Focus groups engaged

Next Steps

Our plan includes individual and collective actions that are focused on hyperlocal greenhouse gas adaptation and mitigation strategies.

  • Encourage communities to be more sustainable
  • Engage in conversations with community to share climate questions and solutions
  • Reduce GHG emissions in manageable ways to create a more sustainable community
  • Devise a method to track and measure GHG emissions in an average household
  • Promote climate action through community book club discussions about climate
  • Build an online community to talk about GHG reductions in Halton
  • Support climate action initiatives in the Halton community
Halton Climate Collective Theory of Change infographic
Click on the Halton Climate Collective Theory of Change graphic to view a larger PDF version

 Click on the Halton Climate Collective Theory of Change graphic to view a larger PDF version. Dated 2020