FOSTERING URBAN SUSTAINABILITY SINCE 1969
SPEC is the oldest environmental non-profit in Canada. For more than 45 years SPEC has brought a range of environmental concerns to the attention of policy makers, industry and the public.
Through its public education and advocacy work, SPEC has built a lasting legacy of environmental protection. Some of our most important achievements include:
* SPEC House picture: The SPEC team in 1972! 4 vertical lines, from top to bottom:
- 1st line: Peter Witte, Jim Bryan, Ken Pattern (and his dog!), Allison Appelbe.
- 2d line: Ginny Howe Witte, Maggie Ziegler, ?, Gary Gallon.
- 3d line: Steve Boyce, ?, Allan Fossen.
- 4th line: Lindsay, Terry Chantler, ?, ?.
If you know any of the unidentified mystery people in the photo, please let us know!
Below you will find a video covering some of SPECS's work in the last 5 decades. Below the video you will find timelines with campaigns and programs under a number of different themes.
Here is a summary of our work in the last 46 years. You can also check out the detailed timelines below: