[La version française suit le texte anglais.]
FAO TO RELEASE REPORT ON THE COST OF CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON ONTARIO’S PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE
TORONTO, September 21, 2022 – On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) will release a report that examines how changes in extreme rainfall, extreme heat and freeze-thaw cycles will impact the long-term costs of maintaining public transportation infrastructure in a state of good repair.
The report will be posted on the FAO website www.fao-on.org/en/ at 9:00 a.m.
The FAO will provide a background briefing for accredited media at 10:00 a.m. in the media studio at the Ontario Legislature. At the media briefing, senior officials from the FAO will provide a brief presentation and answer questions on a not-for-attribution basis.
Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer, Peter Weltman, will be available for “on-the-record” media questions immediately following the background briefing.
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