News release: Extinction Rebellion Nova Scotia issues the following reply to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s defence of climate denialism as a legitimate part of a “for a more robust debate” (the Chamber’s full response also included).
Extinction Rebellion Nova Scotia is shocked to learn that just weeks after local students organized a march of 10,000 to call for an end to the destruction of our planet, the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and the Halifax Convention Centre are arranging a speech by the President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), a climate denialist group that opposes climate action and pushes for the continued growth and expansion of fossil fuel mega-corporations.
Judy Haiven: “In Toronto, the protesters and police allowed bike and pedestrian traffic over the blocked bridge. Why couldn’t Halifax police do this?”
Join Extinction Rebellion Nova Scotia on Monday, October 7th for a takeover of the MacDonald Bridge to demand that key decision-makers #ActNow on the Climate and Ecological Emergency we are facing.
News release: On Thursday, June 6, a group of climate activists disrupted rush-hour traffic by biking far below the speed limit. Adorned with signs and flags advocating for climate action, they chanted songs like “11 years to switch the gears” and “what do we want? Climate action!” through the cacophony of car horns.
Press release: Two members of international climate action movement Extinction Rebellion were arrested last Friday, May 24th, in Antigonish for refusing to move out of the way of the prime minister’s motorcade.
News release: Westfor have announced on CBC that they are planning to cut the Corbett-Dalhousie Lake forest any day now. Through non-violent direct action, Extinction Rebellion Forest Protectors intend to protect this forest, an ecologically intact mixed hardwood forest in the midst of a sea of clear-cuts.
This afternoon some 40 environmentalists, including from Florida and Labrador, rallied at the new convention centre in Halifax to deliver a message of climate justice to Emera shareholders meeting inside.
News release: Extinction Rebellion will be in Middleton, Nova Scotia at 291 Marshall Street on Monday, April 29 from 10AM until 1PM to engage Premier McNeil in a conversation about the climate crisis and his government’s response. Concerned constituents have an appointment with the Premier to call on him to declare a climate emergency and to act like it is an emergency by transitioning our province to net zero carbon emissions by 2025 and creating a citizen’s assembly to ensure a fair and just transition.
News release:On Friday, March 1, members of international climate uprising Extinction Rebellion (XR) disrupted the Nova Scotia Legislature for three minutes during question period.