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Stop Canadas Environmental Injustice: Building for the FutureFebruary 16, 2012
Speakers include Ben Powless, Indigenous Environmental Network; Ra Burbano from Common Frontiers, Brent Patterson, Council of Canadians (National Office), both just returned from the world Thematic Social Forum: Capitalist Crisis, Social and Environmental Justice in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Kim Kerridge, Greenpeace; Dave Vasey, Environmental Justice Toronto; Andrea Peloso, Code Pink;
Challenges to Harpers plans for more pipelines to export dirty Canadian tar-sands oil; opposition to mining injustice; protection of Ontario farmland from mega quarry destruction, safeguarding secure public water supplies, and more: environmentalists are active in many fields.
Yet Canadas government remains among the worst promoters of environmental injustice. As we approach the June 2012 Rio+20 world conference on sustainable development, how can we best link and advance our common struggle for environmental and climate justice in Canada and internationally.
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