March comes on the eve of the Pan American Climate and Economic Summits
TORONTO, July 3, 2015 /CNW/ - On July 5th thousands of people will gather in Toronto for the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. The march will tell the story of a new economy that works for people and the planet. It starts with justice, creates good work, clean jobs and healthy communities, recognizes that we have solutions and shows we know who is responsible for causing the climate crisis.
What: The March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate
When: Sunday, July 5. 11:30AM-6:30PM (schedule below).
Where: Events begin in front of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario at 111 Wellesley Street West, events end in Allan Gardens at 19 Horticultural Ave, Toronto.
Who: A diverse and powerful coalition of groups from across Toronto and Canada, from unions representing Alberta oil workers, First Nations on the frontlines of extraction projects, racialized communities from climate-impacted regions, environmental groups, faith groups, scientists, students, migrant justice groups, and many others. A full list of groups can be found at jobsjusticeclimate.ca/partners
Schedule: An 11:30 AM press tent in front of the Legislature, an opportunity to interview spokespeople from the march and other high profile guests, followed by a 12:30 PM press conference with the march spokespeople. The rally will begin with four speakers at 1 PM, marching will begin at 1:45 PM and will end with a community event in Allan Gardens.
SOURCE March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate
For further information: Graham Reeder, 350.org, Canada communications coordinator: (647) 880-0786, [email protected]; For more information: http://jobsjusticeclimate.ca/