Greta Thunberg continues chastising Canada, next stop Vancouver
Thunberg, a figurehead for climate change activists globally, has made waves since her initial splash in Sweden. In late 2018, Thunberg began the school climate strikes and public speeches for which she has become an internationally recognized climate activist, skipping out on class to raise awareness.
Vancouver streets to be clogged by Extinction Rebellion protestors, heavy traffic expected
Downtown Vancouver can expect heavy traffic tomorrow as eco-radical group Extinction Rebellion will be protesting during rush hour, according to CTV.
American activist group blocks Vancouver port train tracks to prevent Trans Mountain construction
American activists affiliated with Portland Rising Tide blocked train tracks carrying piping to the Trans Mountain Expansion earlier today.
Albertan pro-oil activists plan counter-rally at Greta Thunberg’s Edmonton event
This Friday, the climate rally in Edmonton, which is being led by Greta Thunberg, will face counter-demonstrations by pro-oil and gas groups. According to the Global News, both rallies will be held outside Alberta’s legislative building.
London commuters drag eco-radicals off train cars after subways delayed
London commuters sick and tired of disruptions to critical infrastructure by Extinction Rebellion protestors took matters into their own hands when the subways were brought to a halt by protestors who climbed several train cars.
Eco-radicals block traffic and turn Toronto street into bike lane
The radical environmental group Extinction Rebellion, along with several other protestors blocked traffic in Toronto on Tuesday turning King St. into a four-lane bike route.
Green Party candidate announces hunger strike to promote environmentalism
On Tuesday, Richard Zurawski, a Green Party candidate for the federal riding of Halifax West, announced his hunger strike leading up to the election.
Liberal candidate suggests carbon pricing may need to rise to meet goals
Environmentalist and Liberal Party candidate won’t rule out whether party would hike carbon prices even further.
Trudeau promises to hand out camping bursaries to promote environmental protection
Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to give lower-income families $2,000 dollars to cover travelling and camping expenses so that kids can learn about the environment.
Former Greenpeace co-director receives two million dollar U.S. award for disrupting oil and gas industry in Canada
According to a statement from The Climate Breakthrough Project, Berman won the award specifically for her outstanding work on “fossil fuel supply reduction,” or, put simply, blocking oil and gas projects in Canada and beyond.