On October 24, people in 181 countries came together for over 5200 events in the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet’s history.
People united globally calling on world leaders for a strong and effective global agreement coming out of negotiations in Copenhagen this December, that responds to what science says is necessary to address the climate crisis.
The Council of Canadians joined millions of others taking action on October 24.
In Saint John New Brunswick, the Council of Canadians joined local residents and organizations in hosting Climate (of) Change: rally for people and the planet as part of our AGM held in Saint John the same weekend, Turning the Tide: A Just Economy for People and the Planet. ml
- Watch CTV Atlantic coverage of Climate (of) Change: rally for people and the planet by visiting the following website (click on CTV Atlantic: Dina Bartolacci on the rallies): CTV coverage
Also included at this link is coverage of actions in Vancouver & other areas of B.C., Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Halifax as well as a number of interviews on October 24 actions including one with Joanna Dafoe (350.org Canadian organizer)
- Check out a photo gallery of the Saint John Climate (of) Change: rally for people and the planet and Council of Canadian chapters participating in Oct.24 events here: photo gallery
- Read the Climate (of) Change: rally for people and the planet press release, “Thumbs up for Climate Justice: Council of Canadians joins international day of climate action”
- Take a look at our map of actions for more details on how the Council of Canadians participated in October 24