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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

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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
Noon-1pm
Grand Parade Square 1770 Barrington Street
Free


Youth National Die-In

Fri Sep 20
3:30pm
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
3:30-5pm
Halifax North Memorial Library, 2285 Gottingen Street
Free

Mon Sep 23
3pm
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
7pm
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
7pm
Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Ave
$14-$26


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
6-8:30pm
The Khyber Centre for the Arts, 1880 Hollis Street
Free


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
9am-9pm
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
7pm
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
11am
Victoria Park, Corner of Spring Garden Road and South Street

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