Stripping for C-311

Stripping for C-311

Killing Bill C-311 was NOT COOL – – see us featured in the Globe & Mail and CBC’s Power & Politics (start at 1:55:00) Here’s a little press release for you all: Students bare all to urge action on the shutting down of the Climate Change Accountability Act, Bill C-311 Guelph, ON – On November 16, the Senate voted down Canada’s only piece of climate […]

Outdone Ourselves

Outdone Ourselves

The year 2009 was kind of a big deal for the climate movement. Last year, we experienced unprecedented solidarity and collaboration worldwide to call for a fair, ambitious, and binding climate deal in Copenhagen. We know the Copenhagen Accord is not going to cut it. There is still so much work to be done, but we are not about to […]

Hey, Remember Bill C-311?

Hey, Remember Bill C-311?

Once upon a time, Canadians called MPs, wrote letters, signed petitions, occupied offices – they pulled out the stops – all for the passage of Bill C-311, the Climate Change Accountability Act. Here’s a refresher from www.climateresponse.ca: Bill C-311, the Climate Change Accountability Act passed third reading in the House of Commons on May 5th, 2010. Conservative MPs voted against it, […]

10/10/10 – The Global Work PARTY

10/10/10 – The Global Work PARTY

Dear Canada, If you have not already started planning a 10/10/10 event for this October 10th, it is not too late to get cracking! In Canada, the Global Work Party is conveniently taking place on our Thanksgiving weekend. Perhaps your family is already gathering for some holiday festivities which makes recruitment a breeze. This is an opportunity for the world to give […]

From the desk of Gracen…

From the desk of Gracen…

Greetings! Not so long ago, I sent the following message to many friends of The Hill. It contains valuable information and my deepest affection so I would like to post it here for you as well. Hello, I recently returned from a semester in India, eating bananas and riding in rickshaws. Now that I’m back in Canada with a computer […]

Let’s get the Robin Hood Tax ‘At the Table’

Long time, no post. So about that G20 coming to Toronto late June… Once again, world leaders have the opportunity to put their heads and hands together and commit to climate action. Once again, we have the opportunity to show them collectively how gung-ho we are about turning the ship around before it is too late. Around the world, governments […]