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Panda-monium at Vancouver City Hall

May 1st marks the kick-off for cities across Canada to sign up for the 2014 Earth Hour City ChallengePut your city on the map as an Earth Hour City Capital! Join the greenest city challenge.

This week, global winner Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson welcomed the Panda to a jam-packed city council meeting to celebrate the city’s Earth Hour City Challenge win. Watch the Panda take the podium, hug city councilors, and cheer Vancouver on in its’ quest to be the greenest city in the world by 2020.

Check out the VIDEO.

Next year, the City of Vancouver and WWF-Canada play host to the new global champion that will be selected from country participants around the world. Check out the photos of the City of Vancouver’s Sustainability Team and the Panda celebrating their hard work on Vancouver’s win.

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Linda Nowlan, WWF; Sean Pander Vancouver Assistant Director of Sustainability; Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson; Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer.

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Mayor Gregor Robertson with City of Vancouver Sustainability Team and last of the Mayor with the Earth Hour City Champion plaque.