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OCEC Launch at Queen's Park

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Left to Right: Deena Ladd (Workers Action Centre); Lana Goldberg (Environmental Defence); Mili Roy (Cdn Assn of Physicians for the Environment, CAPE-ON);

Andre Forsythe (Climate Challenge & School for Climate) and Samantha Green (CAPE-ON)

It's Official - OCEC Launch at Queen's Park April 27, 2022

Queen's Park Press Conference Apr 27, 2022: Click to view full video

OCEC Launch Day Clips Apr 27, 2022: Click to view

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MEDIA

 

Check out the media coverage so far - more to come!

Aug 2022 Talking Radical Radio Interview OCEC + Ontario Clean Air Alliance

https://soundcloud.com/scott-neigh-talking-radical/a-broad-coalition-pushing-for-climate-action-in-ontario

May 30, 2022 Toronto Star Op Ed:  A vote for climate is a vote for the future

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2022/05/30/a-vote-for-climate-is-a-vote-for-the-future.html

Apr 27, 2022 CBC TV Local News (Evening & Late News, English & French - lead story on Tele-Journal)

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2027670083617 (starts at 9:28 English)

Apr 27, 2022 CBC News (print)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-climate-plan-environment-election-1.6433060

Apr 27, 2022 CBC Radio: Interview on Here and Now @5PM

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-82-here-and-now-toronto/clip/15910412-launching-ontario-climate-emergency-campaign

Apr 27, 2022 The Energy Mix

https://www.theenergymix.com/2022/04/27/125-ontario-groups-target-provincial-election-candidates-with-emergency-climate-campaign/

Apr 27, 2022 Global news

https://globalnews.ca/news/8790458/ontario-climate-emergency-campaign-launch/

Apr 27, 2022 CHCH

https://www.chch.com/ontario-climate-emergency-campaign-calls-on-provincial-election-candidates/

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PAST EVENTS
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Speakers Phil Pothen and Maude Barlow explore the big climate impacts of local decision making and the importance of municipal elections

Join the Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign (OCEC: OntarioClimateEmergency.ca) and co-host Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Ontario Chapter ( https://cape.ca/chapter/ontario-committee/ ) for this timely pre-municipal election webinar to learn about the high level impacts of local level decision making and the power of municipal elections to secure your future amidst a climate emergency.

Our two remarkable speakers will discuss how the October 24, 2022 Ontario municipal election is our greatest immediate opportunity to push back for climate action. Phil Pothen, lawyer with Environmental Defence, will discuss his extensive work to curb urban sprawl, its devastating impacts on our environment, health and food supply, and the massive climate impacts of municipal level decision making. Maude Barlow, celebrated activist and author, will speak about the power of hopeful collective action.

October 24, 2022 we have another chance to use our democratic voice for effective climate action.

May 1, 2022 Rally Day of Action for a Better Ontario

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The OCEC Team at May 1 Rally

     OCEC Speaker at Grange Park Rally May 1, 2022 Lyn Adamson, Co-chair OCEC

https://youtu.be/kUd1SZBmE2Q

May 14 Rally for Climate, Communities and Nature at Queen's Park

This spring we have a chance to choose another path - one that prioritizes people and the planet.  In the lead up to the provincial election, let’s come together and make it clear that we want a government that will take immediate action to bring down emissions, protect biodiversity, and build sustainable communities.  You’ll also hear a range of inspiring speakers and performers!  Family friendly accessible event.

Hosted by: Environmental Defence; Climate Voice; David Suzuki Foundation; Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign; Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) - Ontario; Climate Fast; Seniors For Climate Action Now!; Music Declares Emergency Canada.

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