VCA develops 20 priorities that should be included in the 2019-2022 City of Ottawa Term of Council. We believe Ottawa should become a smart world-class green capital city, resilient in the face of climate change, and a leader in the transition to a low carbon economy. Whereas 100+ cities have already developed climate adaptation and/or mitigation plans, Ottawa does not any. Yet, U.S researchers are warning us that we have a 10 year window to reverse the current C02 trend. So far, Vancouver and Halifax have declared Climate Emergency, more Canadian cities are to follow. What about Ottawa ?