Peel Region chair wants economic prosperity — and a green future
Peel Region chair wants economic prosperity — and a green future
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Peel Region chair wants economic prosperity — and a green future


Mississauga councillor Nando Iannicca was looking forward to leaving politics until a new challenge beckoned: leading Peel Region.

His philosophy is simple but daunting: make sure you have both an economic plan and an environmental one.

The former chair of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority wants to see booming economic development balanced by a green perspective that understands much of the devastation causing climate change happens because of bad decisions at the local level. Iannicca wants to help usher in a culture of environmental stewardship, while growing the local economy.



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