The Society’s 2021 Annual General Meeting will convene by Zoom videoconference (telephone access available for those without internet access) at 7 pm on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Please review our Annual Report in advance and ‘bring’ it to the meeting on November 4th. Only paid-up members are entitled to vote at the AGM but other interested people are welcome to participate in the Zoom meeting. If you have not renewed your membership for 2021, please renew through wtjhs.ca or by cheque ($35 for individual, $40 for family) payable to WTJHS at 145 Annette Street, Toronto ON M6P 1P3. New members are welcome. The proposed agenda and additional material for the AGM will be posted by late October at wtjhs.ca, along with the Zoom invitation and instructions to join the meeting online or by telephone.
We’ll be talking about our Annual Report for 2020! Available for download HERE.
An Interview with David Miller, Managing Director, International Diplomacy and Advocacy, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
David Miller is the Director of International Diplomacy and Global Ambassador of Inclusive Climate Action at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. He is responsible for supporting Mayors in their climate leadership and for building a global movement for socially equitable action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. He served as Chair of C40 Cities from 2008 until 2010.
Miller was Mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010. Under his leadership, Toronto became widely admired internationally for its environmental leadership, economic strength and social integration. He is a leading advocate for the creation of sustainable urban economies, and a strong and forceful champion for the next generation of jobs through sustainability. Miller has held a variety of public and private positions and served as Future of Cities Global Fellow at Polytechnic Institute of New York University from 2011 to 2014.
David Miller is a Harvard trained economist, professionally a lawyer and author of the book Solved: How the World’s Great Cities are Fixing the Climate Crisis.
A business meeting was held after the presentation. Our agenda can be downloaded here:
The WTJHS stands in solidarity with all of Canada today honouring the children who died while attending residential schools and the survivors, families, and communities still affected by the horrible legacy of the residential school system.
Our Archives are located on the Lower Level of the Annette Street Public Library, [145 Annette Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6P 1P3]
Public hours are 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Mondays [except holidays], and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursdays.