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    WORKSHOPS, PRESENTERS AND FACILITATORS WANTED FOR FOSSIL FREE CANADA CONVERGENCE

    August 13, 2014 8:58 AM

    We are currently seeking panelists, speakers, and workshop facilitators for the Fossil Free Canada Convergence in Montréal, Québec from November 7th-9th.   Sign up to provide a workshop, speak on a panel, or facilitate a session.What is the Fossil Free Canada Convergence? The Fossil Free Canada Convergence will bring together hundreds of students from campuses across the country to take the fossil fuel divestment movement in Canada to the next level. Although there are already nearly thirty active campus-based divestment campaigns in Canada, never before have these groups gathered together in the same place. This will be an opportunity to galvanize the divestment movement by providing training and resources to both active organizers and those wishing to launch new campaigns.  [...]

    REFLECTIONS ON THE HEALING WALK

    July 21, 2014 12:11 PM

    This past month, I had the honour of joining hundreds of individuals from all across Turtle Island to stand in solidarity with First Nations communities near Fort McMurray for the fifth and final Healing Walk. The event brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities together to focus on healing the land, water, and people from the severe impacts of tar sands projects. [...]

    BECOME A POWERSHIFT FELLOW!

    July 11, 2013 12:00 PM

    This fall, PowerShift BC will be bringing together hundreds of youth from across BC for a three day summit in Victoria to kickstart the next phase of the climate justice movement.   Want to be a part of making it happen? [...]

    CANADA’S PLAN TO BREAK THE CARBON BANK

    April 16, 2013 12:22 PM

    Originally in the Huffington Post Last summer, 350.org founder Bill McKibben wrote an article for Rolling Stone called “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math.” The piece, based on research from the Carbon Track Initiative and backed up by the World Bank and International Energy Agency, laid out three numbers at the heart of the climate crisis.  [...]

    CAMPUS CAMPAIGN TARGETS FOSSIL FUEL ENERGY INDUSTRY

    April 08, 2013 12:38 PM

    Originally published in the Toronto Star By Cameron Fenton University campuses have long been beacons of society, exemplifying the striving for a better world. As places where we can ask the tough questions of our time, universities are uniquely placed to challenge injustice.   In the 1980s, more than 155 campuses decided it was immoral [...]

    FOSSIL FOOLS DAY COMES TO CANADA

    April 08, 2013 12:25 PM

    Yesterday, on campuses across Canada students brought the fossil fuel divestment movement to Canada with a bang. The national day of student action, called Fossil Fools Day, was organized to call out “an industry that is planning to cook the planet, is responsible for destroying land, polluting the air and water, and violating the rights of people around the world and an industry whose business model means burning over five times the amount of carbon our planet can handle.” Actions called on campus administration to divest their campuses endowments from fossil fuels, and gathered signatures from hundreds of students across Canada in support. Check out some photos from the actions below. UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA [...]

    THE CYCC SUPPORTS CALLS FOR INFORMATION ON SUNCOR SPILLS

    April 08, 2013 12:23 PM

    The Suncor oil sands operation, near Fort McMurray, Alta., which was the site of waste-water leaks this week and in 2011. (Brett Gundlock/ Boreal Collectiv For The Globe and Mail)     Joining 40 other groups, the CYCC is calling on the Alberta government for more information regarding dangerous, toxic tailings spills. [...]

    THE GLOVES ARE OFF IN THE YOUTH CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT

    January 03, 2013 12:40 PM

    Originally Posted on the Huffington Post Canada It’s fitting that in Canada, 2013 would be rung in not with a chorus of Auld Lang Syne, but instead to the sounds and sights of blockades, round dances and the drums ofIdle No More. The Indigenous-led movement that isinspiring people around the globe comes after a year [...]

    WHERE DO WE GO FROM DOHA

    December 08, 2012 12:00 PM

    Originally Posted on the Huffington Post “So what now?” As the final hours of COP18 dragged towards their close, the question was on the tip of the tongue of all of civil society. After 18 years, the United Nations climate talks have failed to reach maturity. Even the most significant and celebrated milestone of the  [...]

    LA RÉVOLUTION TRANQUILLE DE NOTRE GÉNÉRATION DOIT ÊTRE VERT ET ROUGE

    April 22, 2012 12:43 PM

      Le mouvement des étudiants au Québec, créatif, courageux et inspirant, viendra aujourd’hui gonfler les rangs de la marche du Jour de la Terre à Montréal. On pourra y contempler une mosaïque de rouge et de vert, une communion des demandes pour un gel des frais de scolarité et des demandes pour le respect de la [...]

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