Mayor Gregor Robertson joins Pope Francis and world Mayors to discuss climate change and poverty

Mayor Robertson was the sole Canadian Mayor invited by the Pope to attend a 2-day conference at the Vatican

  1. This week, Mayor Robertson was one of over 60 leaders from around the world who gathered at the Vatican to discuss the links between climate change and social justice, and the important role of cities in responding to these urgent issues.
  2. The Mayor received new ideas and messages of support from Vancouver and across Canada for his leadership and advocacy on climate change.
  3. Prior to the meeting, Mayor Robertson asked what ideas Vancouverites would like him to discuss with the Pope and other leaders.
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