Forum on the Environment


On June 13, 2020, we launched our first-ever Forumon the Environment, a free, 100% online event for the whole family. Initiated by the Town of Rosemère’s Civic Committee on the Environment (CCE), set up in June 2019. 

About the Civic Committee on the Environment (CCE) 

In connection with its strategic vision, “Rosemère, a proud, green and prosperous town,” the Town set up this advisory committee in June 2019. CCE members are Robert Farand, Claude Jourdain, Joanne Lafond, Jasmine Lail and Émilie Lapalme-Gendron, five community member volunteers who have significant expertise in environmental and sustainable development matters, along with mayor Eric Westram and councillors Marie-Hélène Fortin and René Villeneuve. The main role of the committee is to develop and promote the Town’s green vision.

The 2020 event addressed topics as varied as zero waste, natural environments, biodiversity and drinking water conservation. Through two live, one-hour web conferences, participants of all ages had the opportunity to learn about a zero-waste lifestyle with Cindy Trottier, founder of the Circuit Zéro Déchet and discover the efforts undertaken to preserve natural environments and biodiversity in our area with Anaïs Boutin, Director of Protection and Conservation for Éco-Nature at the Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles.

2020 Program

Welcome - Presentation of the Civic Committee on the Environment (CCE) | 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. |  Web Conference 

View the video of the opening statment of CCE members by clicking here.

View the video on drinking water conservation by clicking here.

View the video on tree planting of Frères du Sacré-Coeur Forest by clicking here.

Introduction to Zero Waste | 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. |  Participatory Web Conference 

Learn more about Circuit Zéro Déchet:

Better waste sorting document (in French only)

Natural Environments and Biodiversity | 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. | Family-Friendly Participatory Web Conference 

Earth: Seen from the Heart with Hubert Reeves | June 12–14 | Online screening

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a remote conferencing platform. You can download the Zoom app on your phone, tablet or computer prior to the event to speed up the login process.


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Online appreciation survey

Please complete the online appreciation survey for the chance to win one of three fabulous prizes! A rain barrel or one of the two $50 gift certificates for Éco-Nature - Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles.  

Thank you and good luck

Go to the online survey 

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