Media Advisory: TOMORROW, OCT. 24th - Thousands of Canadians mobilize for
action on global warming

OTTAWA, Oct. 23 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What: Tomorrow, Saturday October 24, tens of thousands of Canadians will
    hold over 250 events across Canada, demanding that our Government take
    strong action on climate change. Over 4000 events are to be held globally
    for the International Day of Action, and Canada is leading the way,
    closing in quickly on the United States for number of events planned.

    Over 5000 Canadians will gather on Parliament Hill for Climate Day: Fill
    the Hill to send our Government a message. Environment Minister Prentice
    says a deal is not possible, but thousands of Canadians know he is wrong.
    We demand an ambitious and fair deal at the United Nations Climate Summit
    in Copenhagen in December.

    Who: Thousands of Canadians from all provinces, territories and walks of

    Ottawa: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario;

    Across Canada and the World: Visit for locations and

    Ottawa: Tomorrow, Saturday October 24 at 2:00 PM ET

           Please see the websites for full details and schedules
           See for information on events in your region


For further information: For further information: For media, interview and photo opportunities please contact: Joanna Dafoe,, (416) 985-7558; Tzeporah Berman, PowerUP Canada, (604) 313-4713; Karen Palmer, Oxfam Canada, (613) 240-3047; Hannah McKinnon, Climate Action Network Canada, (613) 276-7791

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