March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

On July 5th, we made history. In a spectacular demonstration of unity, over 10,000 people marched together in Toronto for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. This is the most diverse climate mobilization ever to take place in Canada.

 

The March brought together frontline Indigenous communities, Canada’s largest unions, students, social justice organizations and grassroots activists. Together, we sent a clear message: the people of Canada are ready for a new economy that works for people and the planet. By standing in solidarity with one another on July 5th, we have demonstrated that future is possible.

We marched as wild fires sweep across Saskatchewan and communities in South Asia recover from a series of devastating heat waves. The extreme climate events taking place this summer have been another solemn reminder that every minute we delay means more catastrophic and irreversible damage to people and the environment.

We are tired of sitting on the sidelines as world leaders repeatedly fail to deliver the action that we need to combat climate change. Politicians have failed to lead us– it’s clear that people are leading the way.

We know that the economy we need puts justice first by prioritizing Indigenous rights. It is one that secures good work, clean jobs and healthy communities– that means fair wages for all including migrants without status. Ultimately, we have the solutions we need to get there and we know very well who is responsible for the climate crisis.

Thank you for taking part in this historic moment.

View pictures and more pictures. There's also pics from the sit-in, art-build and dino-canvass.

More info can be found at jobsjusticeclimate.ca.

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WHEN
July 05, 2015 at 1pm - 6:30pm
WHERE
Queen's Park (South of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario)
110 Wellesley St W
Toronto, ON M7A 1A2
Canada
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2,741 RSVPS
El-Farouk Khaki Niraj Joshi Chloe López Sue Swarbrick Scott Desjardins Irwin Nanda Sue Taylor Alex Flores Charmaine Noronha Kathleen McLean Erica Chamberlain Srikanth Myla Tania Szablowski Paul Daniel Saba Ande Elaine MacDonald Tara Mahoney Matt Fodor Joan Lillian Wilson Malachi P.Oliver George Stacey Aaron Cantor Mandy Stratton Beata Domanska Kevin MacKay Mary Pereira Brandon Hart Cee La Alma Sébastien Bergeron Mary Sylwester Elspeth Staniland Todd Barsanti Giuliana Frontini Arash Brl Ariel Martz-Oberlander Kathy Wazana Arnaud Baudry Noran Abou-Zaid Nicole Reeve Blain Joanna Dowdell Bonnie Briggs Rssw Peter Troyer Jessa McLean Rachel Fonseca Michael Caldwell Ryan Andrade Steven Staples Flav George

Who's RSVPing

Gladys Klestorny
Avery Ptolemy
Sarah Fowlie
Evelyn Le Fae
Mithila Chowder
Kai Reimer-Watts
Anushae Shroff
Karen R Restoule
LeleSpree Truong
John No
Marisa Diaz
Patrick Von Ghostwolf
Manuel Lomeli
Stuart Matan-Lithwick
Mehdi Patel
Sowad Al-Mughni
Sydney Harrison
Jordi Diez
Ken Burns
Patrick R Carey
Ronald Freeman
Risa Rosenberg
Lindsay Jack Brauweiler
Rosemary Frei
Michael Issa
Bahar Nasirzadeh
Haley O'Shaughnessy
Andrea McCoy
Sophia Huda
Linda Marlene Eales

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