Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2013
This is really beautiful to see everyone coming together!! Over 100 communities came out!! United We Stand!! Way to go Everyone!!
"Between runaway climate change from the tar sands and the Rob Ford
Toronto train wreck, Canada is getting a lot of bad press these days.
But on Saturday, Nov 16, thousands of beautiful Canadians from coast
to coast to coast were determined to change that story. We dare you not
to be inspired by this.
Please share to help grow this movement!"
Defend Our Climate!!
From the YouTube -about page.
- On November 16, 2013 Canadians stood up in over 130 events across the
country to defend our climate and communities from pipelines, reckless
tar sands expansion and runaway climate change.
Together we sent a
clear message: Canadians want to turn the corner on reckless, dirty
energy projects that endanger our climate and our communities, and
create an economy that's built to last with energy that is clean, just
Find out more and sign the Defend our Climate Petition at http://www.defendourclimate.ca
Edited and scored by Shiraz Higgins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Footage courtesy of:
Victoria: Pelle Gustavs and Shiraz Higgins
Vancouver: Terry Silvercloud (butchnews.com), Erika Rathje,
Toronto: Matt Kassirer and Yasmin P
Terrace: Jean-Philippe Marquis
Smithers: Dan Mesec
Winnipeg: Ken Harasym
Halifax: Tori Ball
Ottawa: Ben Powless
Langley: Devin Gillan
With heartfelt thanks to the 35+ organizations, hundreds of volunteers, and thousands of people who made this possible.