Yuri Belov (ybelov) wrote in russiancanada,
Yuri Belov
ybelov
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Support action and leadership on global warming!

The Harper government released an economic update last week that had no vision for the future of our environment. There was no economic stimulus that would create a green economy and green jobs.

Worse still, at the United Nations climate change conference that has begun in Poznan, Poland, the Harper government is clearly not prepared to join the world and take real action on global warming. The UN conference in Poznan is a crucial milestone in the fight to stop global warming.

The leaders of Canada's three opposition parties have proposed a coalition government that will take action on global warming. All three leaders have supported the KYOTOplus pledge to support significant reductions in Canada's greenhouse gas emissions. The Harper government does not support the science-based reduction targets of KYOTOplus.

On Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, you have opportunities to show your support for Canadian action and political leadership on global warming. Make your voice heard.

Rallies for coalition government
Thursday December 4


St. John's
St. Theresa's Hall Mundy Pond Road, 7:00 p.m

Halifax
Maritime Hall – Halifax Forum, Windsor and Almon Street (enter off Almon Street) 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m

Charlottetown
Murphy's Community Centre, Richmond Street, 7:00 p.m.

Moncton
Moncton City Hall, Front Lawn, Main Street, 7:00 p.m.

Ottawa
Parliament Hill, 12:00 p.m

Winnipeg
Marlborough Hotel, 331 Smith Street, Ballroom (room for 600), 7:00 p.m

Regina
Education Auditorium, University of Regina, 7:00 p.m., speakers at 7:30 p.m.

Edmonton
Winston Churchill Square, downtown Edmonton central, 6:00 p.m.

Vancouver
Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, Ballroom “A”, doors open at 5 p.m., speakers at 6:00 p.m.

Rallies for coalition government
Saturday December 6


Toronto
City Hall, Nathan Phillips Square, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Montreal
front of Complexe Guy-Favreau 200 René-Lévesque West, 1:00 p.m.

Global Day of Action to STOP GLOBAL WARMING
Sunday December 7


On Sunday December 7, take part in the Global Rally to STOP GLOBAL WARMING that is being held around the world to let the Poznan meeting know that the world is watching and wants action.

Toronto - 1 p.m.
Yonge-Dundas Square

Montréal - 1 p.m.
Phillips Square, St. Catherine St. West at Union Ave.

Halifax - 1 p.m.
Black Rock Beach, Point Pleasant Park.

Edmonton - 12 p.m.
Canada Place, south side

Ottawa - 2 p.m.
Parliament Hill

Vancouver - 11 a.m.
Robson St. and Hornby St.

Part of a Global Day of Climate Protest


Greenpeace will be out in force across Canada asking people to sign on to KYOTOplus, a movement to mobilize Canadians to demand real action on global warming. Support action on global warming.
Sign on to KYOTOplus.

http://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/recent/rallies_global_warming

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