Sunday, 17 November 2019
Environment Media release

PSA: Strike for climate justice on September 27

THE BIG BIG DAY:

FRIDAY SEPT 27: 11 am -GENERAL STRIKE – EVERYONE NEEDED!
IF YOU CAN ONLY COME TO ONE EVENT, THIS IS THE ONE!
TAKE OFF WORK/STRIKE FROM WORK – WE NEED YOU.

Friday Sept 27 –
11am meet at Victoria Park (Spring Garden and South Park St)
The marching route will cover some distance, so bring your signs, your voices and your walking shoes! Most of all, bring your neighbours, your friends and your family.

PLEASE COME!!
HELP THE YOUTH DEMAND CLIMATE ACTION NOW!!
PLEASE COME.

PLEASE SHARE & SPREAD THE WORD: This September 20 -27, 2019 — The youth of Halifax would like you to join them! There will be daily events all week, planned by multiple organizations and the youth – building up to the BIG GENERAL STRIKE DAY on Friday Sept 27, meeting at Victoria Square Park at 11am.
EVERYONE IS NEEDED AND WELCOME.

List of events by day:
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FRIDAY SEPT 20:
INTERFAITH GATHERING – CLIMATE CHANGE RALLY
– to honour the victims of climate change:
12 noon, Grand Parade Square on Barrington.
see event details here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/757366544721018/
organized by concerned citizens of Halifax –

ALSO:
the YOUTH NATIONAL DIE-IN: (on Friday Sept 20) meeting at 3:30 pm at Mumford Bus Terminal. (then going together to the secret Die-in location for a 4pm start)
The Die-in will happen simultaneously by youth activists across Canada!
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SATURDAY SEPT 21: ART-BUILD at Quinfest 11-3pm,
Quinpool Road, Halifax.
Poster making and more, to prepare for the big rally!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2883491621724951/

ALSO: Community WATER WALK in Tatamagouche – meet at 9am at the Snowmobile Club on Warwick Mtn Rd in Tatamagouche.
email flowingtogethernovascotia@gmail.com — Hannah Martin,
https://www.facebook.com/events/509054906558892/

ALSO, SAT SEPT 21 in HALIFAX:
Public talk: ‘Heading for extinction and what to do about it’.
3:30 to 5pm, Halifax North Memorial Library, on Gottingen St
-by Extinction Rebellion – all welcome.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2527129914043648/
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SUNDAY SEPT 22: COMMUNITY GARDENING – building a vision for the future- we will grow what we want to see in our city.
10am and on – Halifax location TBA –https://www.facebook.com/events/400851284162650/?active_tab=about

ALSO on Sept 22: HALIFAX VEG FEST, 10-5 at the Forum
a plant-based diet is best for the climate.
Sea Shepherd will be there – their aim is to protect the ocean.
https://www.facebook.com/events/467301290720476/
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MONDAY SEPT 23:
Public Talk: ‘Heading for extinction and what to do about it’. Halifax Central Library: Lindsay Children’s Room, 3-4:30 pm
by Extinction Rebellion – all welcome
https://www.facebook.com/events/393807141516263/

AND (also on Mon Sept 23):
OPEN MIC HOUSE CONCERT:
7pm: 2539 Agricola St. -musical performers TBA –
fundraiser for STOP ALTON GAS legal fund
https://www.facebook.com/events/647018249123691/
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TUESDAY SEPT 24: BAKE SALE! -organized by Our Time Halifax
fundraiser for Water Protectors, Stop Alton Gas legal fund
11-4pm, Dalhousie Campus -McCain Building lobby
organized by Our-Time and The Loaded Ladle

ALSO:
David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis -Climate First Tour –
in support of the youth rallies across Canada!
7pm Dalhousie Arts Centre – $14 to $26 tickets at:
https://www.climatefirsttour.ca/
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WEDNESDAY SEPT 25: PAINT THE TOWN!
3:30pm, meet outside Halifax Central Library
join the youth and create messages to demand climate action
ALSO
6pm -FILM SCREENING: “Standing Rock Parts 1 and 2”
“Sacred Water” and “Red Power” directed by Michelle Latimer, 2017, 110 minutes) at the Khyber Centre for the Arts.
as part of The Radical Imagination Film and Discussion Series
https://www.facebook.com/events/2388849514688109/?active_tab=about
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THURSDAY SEPT 26: PARTY FOR THE PLANET!
Concerts, poster making, and Sustainable Zero Waste Market
all day – 9am to 9pm Granville Mall – Duke and Granville St
https://www.facebook.com/events/376133056655045/?active_tab=about

ALSO:
Whose Water Is it, Anyway? Book launch and public Talk with Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians –
7pm, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
https://www.facebook.com/events/2125092891119826/
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THE BIG BIG DAY:
FRIDAY SEPT 27: GENERAL STRIKE – EVERYONE NEEDED!
IF YOU CAN ONLY COME TO ONE EVENT, THIS IS THE ONE!
TAKE OFF WORK/STRIKE FROM WORK – WE NEED YOU.
11am meet at Victoria Park (Spring Garden and South Park St)
The marching route will cover some distance, so bring your signs, your voices and your walking shoes! Most of all, bring your neighbours, your friends and your family.
PLEASE COME!!
HELP THE YOUTH DEMAND CLIMATE ACTION NOW!!
PLEASE COME.
I’m serious here, are you getting the point?
PLEASE COME.

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Sunday Sept 28 and Monday 29:
and a cherry on top of the week:
The Deanery Project offers solutions:
NATURAL BUILDING EAST
ECOLOGICAL BUILDING DESIGN CONFERENCE:
funding may be available – please ask them if needed.
https://www.facebook.com/events/371864056695348/

There are daily events from the 20-27; see full listings here, under “About”:

https://www.facebook.com/events/357876695152184/

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