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BC’s Largest Climate March Ever

By Roy L Hales

There were climate marches across the province. According to the Vancouver City Police, 100,000 marched through the province’s largest city. Climate Convergence Metro Vancouver estimates 250,000. Someone standing on the Cambie Street Bridge noted it took the demonstrators 74 minutes to cross. SaltSpring Live sent a video of the march in Victoria (embedded below), where 20,000 assembled at the provincial legislature. Some Campbell River demonstrators were among the 3,000 who marched through downtown Courtenay; only two dozen remained behind to protest at Campbell River’s City Hall (story below). A thousand gathered in Kelowna, 400 in Tofino, 400 in Whistler, a hundred in Port Alberni and several dozen in Powell River. I have yet to hear numbers for the events in Kamloops, Chilliwack, Langley, Penticton, Burns Lake, Nanaimo, Qualicum Beach, Ucluelet, North Pender, Mayne, Gabriola and Denman Islands. British Columbia’s largest Climate March ever took place yesterday. 

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Thousands of Canadians Defend Our Climate

By Roy L Hales

On Saturday, May 10, thousands of Canadians Defend our Climate in Demonstrations  were held in every province except Newfoundland, as well as in the Yukon and Nunavik.

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Protesting Service Cuts to an Overpriced BC Ferry System

By Roy L Hales

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Thousands of people may be descending on Victoria on March 11, protesting service cuts to an overpriced BC Ferry System.

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