The action in the picture above happened today in Washington DC, and is connected to the action I took part in, in Ottawa in September.A few days ago they had 3,000 people signed up for this action. Then suddenly 4,000, then 5,000. Today over 10,000 people showed up and circled the White House in one big hug...Read More
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I am traveling to Ottawa to join in the Tar Sands Action there, Monday, September 26. I will be there to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would prompt a dramatic increase of production and export of tar sands oil by providing access to refineries in Texas. I will be in Ottawa to stand against any intensification of tar sands production, and to wholeheartedly support creative, humane, and ethical solutions to our global dependency on oil.
Today I attended City Hall to witness and support deputations by citizens in response to the report of a $3M external review of services. The report recommends a wide range of destructive cuts and privatization of services which Torontonians value deeply. I am so impressed with the quality, vigour, and clarity of the city's engaged, conscientious citizenry, as we declare our values to City Council...Read More