'Action is inevitable': Activists rally for stronger climate response

Thousands of people attended a climate rally in Vancouver on Friday to demand an urgent government response to climate change.

Vancouver Climate Strike organizers planned a march that began outside Vancouver City Hall and ended at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

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We banned tobacco ads; why not those for fossil fuels?

Such a move would send a clear message that we are seeking a new normal for the sake of the planet’s health and for our kids.

This month, NDP MP Charlie Angus introduced Bill C-372, “An Act respecting fossil fuel advertising” in the House of Commons. This was modelled on the act targeting tobacco advertisements. Reaction was swift and extreme with overblown claims that ordinary citizens would be jailed for sharing positive opinions about oil and gas. Hopefully, common sense will prevail.