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Our Plan to Beat Doug Ford

OUR PLAN IN TEN SECONDS: Get materials on key issues from trusted non-profitsFind coordinators in target ridingsProvide online training for coordinators and volunteersKnock all the doors and tell people where all the parties stand on key issues Why will this work? Because -- under Doug Ford -- the Conservative party is bad on almost every … Continue reading Our Plan to Beat Doug Ford

How does the Canadian government fund human rights violations?

One way is via their Crown-owned corporation, Export Development Canada (EDC), a credit agency that has promised to loan Coastal GasLink up to $500 million CDN for a project that cuts through Wet'suwet'en Territory without the consent of their hereditary chiefs. https://twitter.com/Gidimten/status/1490915763162542083?s=20&t=ycwCBgnIUUXP7spQBiY_4g Canada enacted the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in June … Continue reading How does the Canadian government fund human rights violations?

The Art and Music of RBCisKillingMe

On October 29th, people rose up from coast to coast to call out RBC for funding so many fossil fuel projects, including projects like Coastal Gaslink and Line 3 which are being rammed through Indigenous territory without the consent of traditional governments. Although RBC hasn't changed its ways and Coastal Gaslink is still being built, … Continue reading The Art and Music of RBCisKillingMe

RBCisKillingMe – October 29th

October 29th will be a global day of action against fossil fuel financing. In so-called Canada, the action will focus attention on RBC's funding for the Coastal GasLink pipeline which is currently being forced through Wet'suwet'en Territory against the wishes of hereditary leaders. What is Coastal GasLink? The Coastal GasLink project is a 670 kilometre … Continue reading RBCisKillingMe – October 29th

Climate Finance 101

Last week, we hosted a Climate Finance 101 webinar. Before we started we knew we had amazing speakers, a good variety of topics and over 200 people registered, but it went even better than we expected -- so we posted it on youtube for everyone to see! Patrick Derochie covered Shift Action's efforts to speed … Continue reading Climate Finance 101