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
Jerico Espinas Sam Morton John Cummings Rachel Scrivo David Bennett Eden Autumn Myah Emma Sponagle Anastasiya Melentyeva Steve Peeve Richa Thapliyal Joanna Sarapata Sue Berlove Opirg Guelph Natalie Hundt Tammy Laporte Kelly-Anne Orr Jenn Kucharczyk Sasha kelbas Bronwyn Page Ava Godiva Joshua Greenspon Janice McLoving Cherise Seucharan Hannah Walters-Vida Asli Tan Camas Nazli Abhari Ben Donato-Woodger Jason Hashasyan Derek Pazder Arse Gebeyehu Channel Pausal Hayao Linda Cowan Griffith Jeff White David Clow Diosdado Archibald Quirino Steve Otulakowski Susana Coria Nadine Quehl Luke Cuppage Alex Hundert Clay Shirt Angela Sinila Jason Cardiff Milan Kang Jesse Morley Anne-Maree Williams Julia Barnes Ali Khurshid

Who's RSVPing

Amina Ally
Thomas Dowswell
andrew Fraser
Stephanie Town
Yossi Cadan
Nick Van der Graaf
Catherine Campbell
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

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