Tuesday, September 12

Toronto, ON, Canada

Pints and Politics with Shannon Baker and the ECCC (Environmental Climate Crisis Council)

The Toronto Chapter and the Canada ECCC (Environment and Climate Crisis Council) invite you to:
Pints and Politics with Shannon Baker 
Designing a Sustainable Waterfront for Toronto - the Port Lands Project
This is an In-Person event only. 

Shannon will be speaking about Toronto’s new Portland’s projects and other initiatives being undertaken by Waterfront Toronto, where she is the Project Director, Parks and Public Realm for the Port Lands Flood Protection project.

Following the talk, DA Toronto Board Member, founding member of the ECCC, and Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Laurentian University, Shannon Bassett will lead a Q&A with Shannon Bakker. 

The evening will include music by Toronto Past Vice Chair, DJ Dynamic. 

Tuesday Sept 12 from 7-10 pm
7:00-7:30 Meet and Greet with fellow Democrats
7:30 - 8:30 Featured Speaker Shannon Baker
8:30 - 9:00 Q&A led by Shannon Bassett
9:00 - 10:00 Music and Mingling


Shannon Baker is Project Director, Parks and Public Realm for the Port Lands Flood Protection project at Waterfront Toronto. Her practice has involved concrete and speculative work across Canada and internationally, and has always been situated at the intersection of landscape, ecology, and urbanism. Throughout her career, Shannon has led projects that explore the past and present of the landscape, examining cultural uses in relationship to ecological systems through the lenses of current design philosophy and emerging technologies. The context of a site is always her point of departure, serving as inspiration and framing all her work. Shannon holds an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture from the University of Guelph, and a masters degree in urban design studies from the University of Toronto.


Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Time


Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Ave
Toronto, ON M5S 2M7
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Shannon Bassett
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