Below are the answers for the various 2022 People Power Challenge quizzes. How many did you get correctly?
What is corporate social impact?
How an organization manages relationships with employees, suppliers, customers, and the communities where it operates.
Why is shopping from local and equitable companies important?
- Shopping local means the money you spend stays within the community.
- By supporting marginalized groups, you help fight generations of inequality, systemic racism, and sexism.
- You support innovation.
In 2021, Canada’s census form was updated, making it the first country to do what exactly?
To provide census data on transgender and non-binary people
Friday, September 30th is Truth and Reconciliation Day. What year did the last residential school close in Canada?
What are three gender myths that attempt to undermine the importance of GBA+ (Gender-Based Analysis Plus)?
- Women and men are already equal in Canada, so GBA Plus is not needed.
- GBA Plus only applies to women’s issues, it is advocacy for women.
- GBA Plus only applies to the “social” sectors.
Climate Action is what number on the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDG)?
In 2015, countries adopted the Paris Agreement. In the agreement, all countries agreed to…
Work to limit global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius, and strive for 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Electric Vehicles are becoming the fastest growing automotive sector. How many EV vehicles are registered in Ontario as of February 2022?
It is expected that 1 out of 3 automobiles sold will be electric with the expectation of over one million EVs on the road in Ontario by what year?
Which of the vegetables listed below are in season in October?
Asparagus, Beets, Cauliflower, Eggplant, Garlic, Kale, Leeks, Mushrooms, Parsnips, Squash, Zucchini
All of the above except asparagus
When it comes to proper salt management for winter, what is the correct amount to use?
50 grams per square metre
There are 7 steps to effective energy management. What is the 5th step?
Eliminate Energy Waste
What are some ways to reduce food waste?
- Use leftovers creatively
- Take an inventory before shopping
- Create a meal plan
- Create an eat-me-first bin for your fridge
In 2021, energy-related CO2 emissions rose by a concerning 6% (33.5 B tons). What is the forecast for 2022?
Rise by 1%
According to NASA, September 2022 was Earth’s fifth-warmest September since record-keeping began in 1880. What year was the hottest on record??
The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 24, 2022. Why is this important?
- Local decisions have an impact locally, provincially and nationwide
- People have an opportunity to have their voices heard through voting
- As Canadians, it is our responsibility
- Councils and school boards make decisions on the environment, education, living standards, and culture
- By voting we show support for the changes we want to see happen