Dirty pensions uncovered

Recently Meg Ecclestone, a For Our Kids member in Guelph, Ontario, was interviewed by CORRECTIV, an independent newsroom in Germany. The piece is part of an in-depth exposé of the international connections between public pension plans like the CPP and fossil fuel projects. 

 

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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.