[Sust-mar] four events surrounding the Copenhagen talks
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Fri Dec 4 11:52:13 EST 2009
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> * Time for an Oil Change*
Monday, Dec. 7
> Information and dramatic action to illustrate the REAL barrier to tackling
> climate change in Canada: the tar sands! Join us in front of the Spring
> Garden Road Library from 1-3:30 pm and the corner of Robie and Quinpool from
> 4 - 5:30 pm.
> *Save the North Pole*
> · Friday, Dec. 11, 9 am - 11:30 pm - Office of MP Mike Savage- 73 Tacoma
> Dr., Suite 600
> · Friday, Dec. 11, 1 - 3:30 pm - Office of MP Geoff Regan - 1496 Bedford
> Highway, Suite 222
> · Saturday, Dec. 12, 3 – 5 pm – Global Day of Climate Action - Office of
> MP Peter MacKay, 1801 Hollis Street
> · Monday, Dec. 14, 9 am – Office of MP Megan Leslie - 1-2207 Gottingen
> Santa's elves will try to convince local Liberal MP's Micheal Savage and
> Geoff Regan to Save the North Pole by asking them to support Bill C-311, the
> Climate Change Accountability Bill. Bill C-311 commits us to reducing our
> greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions to at least 25% below 1990 levels by 2020,
> and to checking on our progress. Both Mike Savage and Geoff Regan voted to
> delay the Bill, event though this would have ensured we went to UN climate
> talks with a progressive plan, instead of plans to obstruct progress - and a
> deteriorating reputation on the world stage.
> * Global Day of Action, Candlelight Vigil. *
Saturday, December 12, 5-7 pm Grand Parade Square
> Join folks from around the world to show you care deeply about climate
> change and light a candle in hope for a real deal on climate - one that is
> fair, ambitious and binding.
> *The Sounds of 350*
December 13, 3 pm
> KAIROS - Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives is spearheading Canada’s
> participation in this international event by the World Council of Churches.
> On Sunday, December 13 churches around the world will ring their bells 350
> times, either at 3:00 pm (to be part of a chain of bells rolling around the
> Earth) or at the end of their service. Help spread the word through your
> work and personal networks so every church in Canada knows about this
> historic event.
And for my part, I shall not wholly fail of my task, said Gandalf, if
anything passes through this night that can still grow fair or bear fruit
and flower again in days to come. For I also am a steward, did you not know?
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