The most recent global climate strike was held on Friday, November 29th, and Waterloo Region participated in solidarity with people across Canada and the world.
Details of the Day
10:30am: The Laurier community is gathering at the Quad, then walking down King Street to arrive at Waterloo Town Square for 11am. The UW community is also organizing — contact Angela for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
11am: Round dance organized by Idle No More at Waterloo Town Square in recognition that Indigenous sovereignty is climate action. Everyone is welcome to participate.
12pm: Very brief rally at Waterloo Town Square, then a procession to First United Church, 16 William Street West, Waterloo
12:30-1:30pm: Community panel on “Canada’s International Climate Responsibilities: Our Role in Madrid,” hosted by numerous UWaterloo and WLU departments, at First United Church, 16 William Street West, Waterloo. Powerful, diverse voices will inspire us to ensure Canada takes a positive leadership role at the upcoming UN climate change conference. RSVP here.
Up-to-the-minute information about these and related events will be provided at: http://www.climatestrikewr.ca/