/R E P E A T -- Media advisory: The 100% Possible: March for Climate Solutions and Justice - 100% clean and renewable by 2050 is possible: thousands to march in Ottawa Today/

100% Possible

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Thousands will gather on Sunday, November 29, the day before the Paris climate summit, to tell our political leaders that a 100% clean and renewable Canada by 2050 is 100% possible.

A diverse coalition representing First Nations, business, labour, faith communities, environmental groups and individual, concerned Canadians will call for bold action on climate change and on building a clean, renewable and just future. 


Press Conference


Sunday, November 29, 2015


Joanna Kerr, Executive Director, Greenpeace Canada

Tim Gray, Executive Director, Environmental Defence
Emmanuelle Tremblay, President, Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE)
Jacques Létourneau, President, Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux (CSN)

Dr. John Stone, Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton Univerity

Chief Lance Haymond of the Eagle Village First Nation


10:30 a.m.


Capital Hill Hotel & Suites, Laurier Room

88 Albert Street, Ottawa


1.866.219.7782 , Code: 700446

Speeches will be delivered in French and English, and a bilingual question period will follow.

Speakers will be available to media upon request.

March  Departure:


1:30 p.m


Ottawa City Hall

Marion Dewar Plaza, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON

March Arrival:


3:00 p.m.


Parliament Hill


Many prominent personalities will also take part in the March, including :

  • Most Reverence Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and former President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Ashley Callingbull - Mrs Universe
  • David Suzuki, scientists, environmentalist
  • Tzeporah Berman, Adjunct Professor Faculty of Environmental Studies York University

SOURCE Équiterre

For further information: Sarbjit Kaur (English), sk@kaurcommunications.ca, 416-274-5324; Julie Tremblay, Equiterre (French), jtremblay@equiterre.org, 514-966-6992; Mathieu M-Perron,CSN, Mathieu.Murphy-Perron@csn.qc.ca, 514-773-0060


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