Canadian parents want a livable planet for their kids, CBC London

"That love you have for your child is incredibly motivating, and when you see that their future is at risk, we want to act," said Sarah Starrs of London, Ontario, who was interviewed by CBC's Isha Bhargava, along with For Our Kids coordinator Lella Blumer and founder Matt Price. 

"Young children are naturally compassionate and connected to nature, and they didn't create this mess. The scale of climate change and the anxiety that can bring to an adult is massive, and I don't think we should be putting the weight of that onto six-year-olds." - Sarah Starrs

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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.