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  • MEDIA RELEASE: Over 50 Citizens Across Canada to Lobby for a Liveable World on Parliament Hill October 13-16

    “Our solution to climate change is democracy. Since 2010, we have been lobbying on Parliament Hill for carbon fee and dividend. Our volunteers have documented hundreds of lobbying appointments and thousands of letters to parliamentarians. Politicians are supposed to protect us and create jobs. We are going to help them do their job,” says Orlando.

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  • CCL Canada Education Call – September 2018 – Dr. Kevin Taft

    Kevin Taft is the author of five books, including Oil’s Deep State, published by Lorimer in 2017. Kevin served three terms in the Alberta legislature with the Alberta Liberal Party, and was Leader of the Official Opposition from 2004 to 2008, through two general elections. He has a PhD in Business from University of Warwick and is a distinguished research fellow at the Parkland Insitute at the University of Alberta, and served as a visiting fellow at Western Sydney University in Australia. Taft grew up in Edmonton, where he and his wife Jeanette still live. He is no longer…

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  • CCL Canada’s 2018 Leave Behind Document for Parliament

    Ever wonder what exactly we lobby Parliament for? When we lobby, all of our volunteers use the following “Leave Behind” document. It provides our background information and the specific asks we are making of Parliament. It forms the basis of the discussions we have with Parliamentarians. It is the document we leave behind at the end of the session. 

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  • Laser Talk: Fossil Fuel Subsidies and the G7/G20

    Despite some reforms in recent years, Canada is still the largest provider of fossil fuel subsidies to oil and gas production in the G7 per unit of GDP 2018 according to the September 2018 report: Public Cash for Oil and Gas: Mapping federal fiscal support for fossil fuels

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  • BLOG: Smoke-choked BC skies help catalyze climate conversations

    CCLer Judy O’Leary reflects about her lost summers in BC with a changing climate. Instead of sinking deeper into despair, she has found how this can be the catalyst for some great conversations and engaging climate action.

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