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Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in General News

Climate Fast update – Sept 24, 2013

ClimateFast 2013

Dear friends,

Monday was day three of the ClimateFast and the first weekday. Our presence on the Hill this week is especially important because the “IPCC Summary for Policy Makers for the Working Group I report” will be released on Friday (27 September 2013). We must make a strong statement in support of this important report. Already many deniers are attempting to discredit the report. We mustn’t let that happen.

Today we added this to the Resource page on the ClimateFast site:
Franke James is a Toronto artist whose European tour was derailed by the Canadian government who sought to censor her message that climate change requires urgent action.  Franke sought documents through freedom-of-information and wrote a book ‘Banned on the Hill‘. Franke’s graphic art is a joy to read. Read her letter to the prime minister here: – then send your own. A sample letter to your MP is on our website, with cc addresses including the Prime Minister, other ministers, the party leaders, and critics. Your MP, the PM, and party leaders need to hear your message!

We’ve also started adding photos to the Follow Us page
Here are Betty, Frances and Amelia Rose holding one of our banners on the Hill

 

The ClimateFast Team,

Hungry for Climate Leadership

   

Climate Fast participants are volunteers; your donation will be used for expenses such as flyers, room rental and transportation. Your support is very much appreciated!
If you would like to donate by cheque, make it payable to:
Ontario Voice of Women for Peace, (with Climate Fast in the memo line)
Mail it to:
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Toronto, Ontario, M5A 1Z1