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FridaysforFuture ClimateStrike

Our second FridaysforFuture climatestrike for and with children and youth. Come with your signs and your voices and let's keep up the pressure! In solidarity with Greta Thunberg in Sweden and climate activists and youth worldwide, we are calling on our elected representatives to take urgent and just action on climate change before it is too late. We don't have time!

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Why should we care?

In preparation for the MP Arif Virani Town Hall, Green 13 invites you to attend a meeting on January 15 to watch and discuss:

JustEarth Meeting

 * Discussion of issues: federal strategy for keeping the  carbon tax;
* Ontario, how to approach the new government

Followed by wine and cheese and desserts
RSVP (for food purposes)

Climate Emergency! Time for bold climate action!

If you are outraged about following the Australia model, and paying polluters to reduce, rather than charging them to pollute, be sure to attend! We’ll have delicious treats! And hot chocolate and we’ll plan our response, how we can push for a stronger provincial climate action plan. We need to be VOCAL in our call for climate accountability and leadership in Ontario!

You will learn:

  • What was the input to the consultation?

  • What is in the provincial plan?

School climate Strike! (#fridaysforfuture)

This is the Canadian launch of a recurring student climate strike started by Greta Thunberg in Sweden. Speakers will be youth.

What Is to Be Done? Navigating the Political Moment

BRENT PATTERSON, well-known Canadian activist and writer for RABBLE will be speaking on

How climate change will affect your insurance rates

As severe weather becomes increasingly common, insurers will have to recover their costs by raising premiums. Eventually, the cost of insurance could become unaffordable for many of us. On Tuesday, November 27, Eric Monkman, of Monkman, Gracie & Johnson Insurance will speak on "How climate change will affect your insurance rates".

Kate Grierson, an Al Gore-trained climate change communicator, will also provide a brief update on the larger picture of climate change in 2018.

A question and answer period will follow the talk.

CAN-Rac's Webinar-Workshop Series Climate Accountability in Canada

Climate Action Network Canada's next webinar-workshop 'Canadian Climate Accountability' will take place Thursday November 22 at 2 pm Eastern Time.

What Needs To Be In A Climate Plan For Ontario?

Forum and training

1st part: 6:30 – 8 pm Presenters Nancy Palardy of the Enviromental Commissioners Office, Keith Stewart of Greenpeace, and Sarah Buchanan of Environmental Defence and a speaker from the Labour Education Centre on jobs

2nd part  8 – 9:15 pm Prepare your input for the consultation (due Nov 16th), learn how to meet with your MPP to express your concerns, and learn about writing letters to the editor with Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL)

Toronto People's Assembly on Climate Justice 2018

Join us November 17th. We’re co-creating a day long climate justice event, in continuity with previous People's Climate Assemblies! The Toronto People's Assembly on Climate Justice 2018 will feature workshops, panels, and assemblies on themes of Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination, labour and economics, migrant justice, violence against people and land, and food, medicine and sustainable alternatives.


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