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LIEN Annual Conference 2008 - Toronto

"Making Connections: Green Pathways out of Energy Poverty"

Where: Thomas Lounge, Oakham House, Ryerson University Campus
Date: Tuesday, June 10th, 2008
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
What: A gathering for anti-poverty, affordable housing and environmental advocates to share experiences and engage in an action agenda on low-income energy issues such as:

• Rising energy prices and the need for a low-income rate affordability program
• The impact of smart sub-metering on low-income tenants
• Addressing energy affordability within the context of Ontario's poverty reduction,…




LIEN Workshop in Toronto

LIEN/TEA regional workshop
"Low-Income Tenants' Step-by-Step Guide to Energy Savings and Neighbourhood Action"

Where: Oakham Lounge, Oakham House, Ryerson University Campus
Date: Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

What can you expect?
This will be a full-day workshop run by the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA), a LIEN steering committee member. The workshop lays out the steps for tenants to start a custom-made energy saving program in their own apartment building.

This is how the day will look:
• To start…





LIEN Annual Conference 2007 - Hamilton

"Cool Ideas, Hot Solutions: Working Together to End Energy Poverty"

The 2007 Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) Conference

Co-hosted by McQuesten Legal & Community Services,  Hamilton Mountain Legal & Community Services, and Dundurn Community Legal Services

Wednesday, June 20thth, 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
McMaster University Downtown Campus for Continuing Education,
50 Main Street East, 2nd floor
Hamilton

The McMaster Downtown Campus is located two short blocks from the downtown Hamilton GO Station:
www.mcmaster.ca/conted/about/find-cce

In…





LIEN Annual Conference 2006 - Peterborough

"Heat, Eat AND Pay the Rent: Green Solutions to Energy Poverty in Ontario"

The 2006 Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) & Affordable Housing Action Committee (AHAC) Conference
Co-sponsored by the Peterborough Community Legal Centre (PCLC), Community Counselling & Resource Centre (CCRC)

Friday, May 26, 2006, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Westdale United Church, 1509 Sherbrooke Street, Peterborough

What:
A gathering for anti-poverty, affordable housing and environmental advocates to share experiences and engage in an action agenda on low-income energy issues such as:

  • Rising energy prices and rate affordability
  • Reducing bills and pollution…



LIEN Annual Conference 2005 - Toronto

The Low Income Energy Network was pleased to host the Fighting Poverty and Pollution Conference in Toronto on April 7, 2005. This was a gathering for anti-poverty, affordable housing and environmental advocates in Ontario to share experiences and develop an action agenda on low-income energy issues such as:

  • Rising energy prices and housing affordability;
  • What the new electricity legislation means for the environment and affordability;
  • Reducing bills and pollution through energy conservation programs for low-income housing;
  • Smart meters, sub-metering, and how the new Tenant Protection Act deals with energy issues;
  • How to work with your local utility; and
  • Where should our energy come…

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