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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

9 ways to show your climate concern in Halifax this week

Get aware and get involved at Halifax's week of climate action events

Posted By on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 3:42 PM

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Interfaith gathering and climate action rally

A moment of silence to honour victims of the climate crisis kicks off this gathering, followed by speeches from climate activists and faith leaders on how meaningful action can be made.

Fri Sep 20
Grand Parade Square 1770 Barrington Street

Youth National Die-In

Fri Sep 20
Mumford Station 7002 Mumford Road

Climate Crisis: Headed for Extinction

A public talk that's been given hundreds of times around the world, this lecture sees the latest climate science shared, the psychology of climate denial unpacked and solutions offered.

Sat Sep 21
Halifax North Memorial Library, 2285 Gottingen Street

Mon Sep 23
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road

Stop Alton Gas: Fundraiser for water protectors

An open-mic concert to help the efforts of Indigenous water protectors.

Mon Sep 23
Open Mic House, 2539 Agricola Street

David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis: Climate First Tour

Two of the OG climate crusaders combine forces for this speaking tour.

Tue Sep 24
Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Ave

Standing Rock Parts 1 & 2 screening

The Radical Imagination Film and Discussion Series and Extinction Rebellion combine forces for this double bill, a pair of documentaries tracing the events and aftermath of Standing Rock.

Wed Sep 25
The Khyber Centre for the Arts, 1880 Hollis Street

Party for the planet

A zero-waste community market fills the Granville Mall by day (from 9am-5pm to be exact) and, once your reusable containers are filled with treasures, the music starts pumping for you to bust a move.

Thu Sep 26
Granville Mall, Granville Street

Whose Water Is It Anyway book launch and talk

Maude Barlow discusses her new book —and taking water protection into public hands—at this chat.

Thu Sep 26
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water Street

General strike and rally

Halifax joins climate strikers the world over for a general strike demanding immediate, meaningful action against the climate crisis. If you go to one event, go to this one.

Fri Sep 27
Victoria Park, Corner of Spring Garden Road and South Street

Survey Asks

Who should be the next Nova Scotian to lead a federal party?

  • Deputy Mayor Lisa Blackburn
  • Ellen Page
  • Matt Whitman
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  • Sydney Crosby
  • Ellie Black

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