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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Climate Cheque Petition Gets Response from Minister

    “Our planet matters and your voice matters. I’m here to be your advocate for a greener and cleaner future!” Those were the words of Marc Serre, MP for the riding of Nickel Belt, when he rose in the House of Commons of Canada on Oct. 6 to present a petition signed by 1,249 Canadians that called for the revenues collected by Canada’s carbon tax to be distributed as cheques or bank deposits.

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Cathy Orlando’s Statement on the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act

    Youths across Canada in the Fridays For Future movement are asking all of us to listen to the experts and cooperate. Bill C12 will require that our politicians do just that. Not only must opposition parties cooperate in the creation of this bill but so must all premiers in the Canadian confederation. So for today, almost a decade to the day since the killing of Bill C311, for the sake of the next generation, I call on all adults to act on the words of our young leaders: listen to the experts, cooperate on the climate crisis and…

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  • LEAVE BEHIND: Our November 2020 Lobbying ask of our MPs

    In the next couple of months, our volunteers will be lobbying their parliamentarians in a Biden-Harris world. What we are proposing is a gentle and effective tool to gradually wean our economy off fossil fuels while not burdening the taxpayer.

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  • ICYMI: An incredible month for one of Canada’s leading young voices for climate action – Sophia Mathur

    Sophia Mathur, one of CCL’s youngest members, seemed to be everywhere in November—making a number of high-profile appearances, and cementing her reputation as a climate activist powerhouse. At just 13, Sophia has emerged as one of Canada’s most important voices in the fight against climate change. 

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  • CCL CANADA EDUCATION: Rebuilding for a better future

    Our volunteers know that everything is connected and embrace the complexity of responding to the intersectional crises facing humanity at this critical junction in history. Some of our critics say Citizens’ Climate Lobby volunteers are too narrowly focused on carbon pricing. If you are a lobbyist, citizen, or professional, you must be focused otherwise politicians won’t know what you stand for and won’t be able to help you much. As well, if you run a national organization over the internet that are only expected to give 10 hours at most a month to the organization, you must be focused. 

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