The City of Prince George ran a public engagement campaign beginning in late 2018 that sought opinions from residents on ways the City can tackle climate change. Input from nearly over 800 community members played a role in shaping the City's 2020 Climate Change Mitigation Plan.
The City of Prince George launched an engagement campaign in late 2018 and early 2019 to collect input from residents on how Prince George can combat climate change. Public engagement took place via multiple stakeholder workshops, open houses, and an online survey.
Residents were asked to share their thoughts on five topics detailing actions the City can take to mitigate climate change by reducing local greenhouse gas emissions at civic facilities and via programs, partnerships, and processes.
ENGAGEMENT PERIOD: Fall 2018 and Summer 2019
- Stakeholder engagement began in Fall 2018.
- In-person public engagement took place in Summer 2019 at info sessions held on June 12, June 22, and July 11.
- An online survey was open from June 12 until July 31, 2019.
RESPONDENTS: Over 800 community members participated in-person or filled out the online survey.
Results obtained from stakeholder engagements, in-person visits to the public info sessions, and the online survey were used to shape the City's 2020 Climate Change Mitigation Plan.