Join Climate Convergence at the Vancouver Climate Strike!#StopTMX #NoCGL #SystemChangeNotClimateChange
On September 15th, join young people, students, parents, teachers and community members at the Global Climate Strike on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) lands / Vancouver
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
1:00PM – Gather at Vancouver City Hall on the North side (the side with the steps)
12th Ave & Cambie Street, Vancouver
Welcome by Manuel Strain (Musqueam and Wet’suwet’en nations); Speakers Elder Jim Leyden (Anishinaabe nation) and UBC Student, Jose Reyeros, facilitated by Emily Kelsall
1:30PM – March to Art Gallery
Along the march, we’ll hear from Vancouver Folk Song Society; Left Coast Labour Chorus; Alouette Sisters/Banshees; Kathara Artist’s Collective and Friends; Solidarity Notes; Carnival Band and Rhythm Rebellion
3PM – Arrive at the Vancouver Art Gallery
Georgia Street & Howe Street, Downtown Vancouver
With Squamish welcome from Marissa Nahanee (Squamish nation); Speakers include Brandi Morin and Janelle Lapointe with performances from Ndidi Cascade & Powys HJ, Aaron Ross and Kendall Gender facilitated by Manvi Bhalla with kid friendly area and activities and community sharing area!
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Organized by the Vancouver Climate Strike Coalition: BCTF Divest Now – Pension Divestment Campaign, BROKE-Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion, Canadian Parents for Climate Action, Climate Convergence Metro Vancouver, Climate Justice UBC, Doctors for Planetary Health – West Coast, International Socialists Langara, Our Time Vancouver, For Our Kids Burnaby, For Our Kids Vancouver, Force of Nature Alliance, Fridays For Future Vancouver, Protect the Planet, Rhythm Rebellion, Sue Big Oil, Vancouver Ecosocialists
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This event will take place on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.