Defeat Bill 23 Rally

2022-11-27 Rally against Bill 23 in Confederation Park!! Defeating Bill 23 is a do-or-die moment for Ontario’s communities and ecosystems. The “More Homes Built Faster” act should be called “More Ontario Destroyed Forever.“

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Kill the Drill Protest, 2022-11-19

This event was for anyone, settlers and allies to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs at their Gidimt’en Checkpoint protesting drilling under the Wedzin Kwa River by pressuring RBC to stop funding the Coastal GasLink pipeline in B.C.RBC is the biggest private financial investor of fossil fuel in Canada and the 5th largest bank…

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Fridays for Future / 50 by 2030 Kingston Launch & Protest

This climate rally had some powerful speeches:Dr Kyla Tienhara (Canada Research Chair in Economy and Environment) talked about climate reparations and justice.  The current situation in Pakistan with flooding is a case where the rich countries need to provide assistance to those suffering the consequences of climate change to which they contributed very little. Dr. Henry Swoboda…

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50 by 2030 / 350 Kingston at Princess St. Promenade

50 by 2030 Kington  / 350 Kingston participated for the second time this year in the Princess St. Promenade on 2022-09-17.  We have a very satisfying level of engagement with the Climate Quiz, entering the draw for a smart thermostat and in signing up for 350 Kingston email updates! Filling out Climate Quiz Signing up for…

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End Climate Delay Action

We have protested before without much success so this protest took a different approach.   We held a sidewalk town hall and the subject will be “How can 350 Kingston help Ted Hsu and Mark Gerretsen be more effective in pressing for real climate action?”  Ted talked about the current Ontario regulations that require utilities to provide a…

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Stop the Clearcut

This planning committee meeting was a marathon at 4 hours and 30 minutes.  There were what was likely a record 163 people in the public "gallery" and there were dozens of members of the public who spoke - nearby neighbours, subject mater experts and those representing many organizations in the city.  There were some in favour…

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