People all over the country are getting ready to strike for the climate. The Global Climate Strike in Canada is going to be huge with more than 80 strikes planned across the country. With two strikes only a week apart, activists are hoping to show the urgency of the climate emergency.
On Sept. 20 and Sept. 27, strikes will be happening all over the world in the Global Climate Strike. The strike is in partnership with the Fridays For Future school strikes to get people from across the globe to walk out for the climate.
Canadians are already planning to strike on those days and it will be very widspread, from B.C. to the Northwest Territories to Newfoundland and everywhere in between. And this time the strikes aren’t just happening at schools.
Even though schools are participating like University of Manitoba, University of British Columbia and more, strikes are happening at so many different kinds of places like city halls, museums, churches, and parks.
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De ernstige gevolgen van de klimaatcrisis worden wereldwijd steeds zichtbaarder. Het goede nieuws is: steeds meer mensen voelen zich betrokken bij dit onderwerp. Samen staan wij immers sterker. Op 27 september doen we mee met de @klimaatstaking in Den Haag, onderdeel van een wereldwijd initiatief. Kom je ook? #climatestrike #klimaatstaking #wijstakenmee #climate #wijstakenmee #allinforclimateaction #youthforclimate #datkananders #globalclimatestrike
The majority of the climate strikes in Canada are happening in Ontario, B.C., and Quebec but there’s still time for the number of strikes in other regions to increase.
Calgary, Kamloops, Thunder Bay, Halifax, and Regina are some of the cities with strikes happening on Sept. 20.
Yellowknife, Whistler, Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto, and Moncton have strikes happening on Sept. 27.
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There's no planet B when it comes to the climate emergency, and this weekend two big eco-friendly events are happening in London to highlight the urgency of the situation. On Friday, people around the world will be joining the Global Climate Strike, with London meeting points including ones in Westminster, Hackney and Brixton. Meanwhile, on Sunday, London Car-Free Day will show the Big Smoke in a cleaner light when 20km of tarmac will be off-limits to cards, making way for yoga, playgrounds and picnics. Get out and paint the town green. [📷: Silvi Photo]
To make matters even more interesting, climate activist nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in March.on Sept. 27. The teenager has been a champion climate action and was
Now she’s taking her activisim to Canada!
If you want to find out if a climate strike is happening in your area, you can look at all the strikes happening in Canada here.