OTTAWA, ON – Thousands of Canadians will march this Sunday, the day before the Paris climate summit, to tell our political leaders that a 100% clean and renewable economy by 2050 is 100% possible.

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

The march will be preceded by a press conference Sunday morning. Toronto media are invited to call in (see info below). Additionally, Tim Gray, Executive Director of Environmental Defence, will also be available for interviews in Ottawa today and tomorrow.

Press Conference
Date:Sunday, November 29, 2015
Speakers:Tim Gray, Executive Director, Environmental Defence
Joanna Kerr, Executive Director, Greenpeace Canada
Emmanuelle Tremblay, President, Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE)
Jacques Létourneau, President, Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux (CSN)
Time:10:30 AM
Location: Capital Hill Hotel & Suites, Laurier Room
 88 Albert Street, Ottawa
Call-In: 1.866.219.7782 , Code: 700446
 

March

 
Departure:1:30 PM, Ottawa City Hall, Marion Dewar Plaza
Arrival:3:00 PM, Parliament Hill

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Tim Ehlich, Environmental Defence, 647-468-3641 (cell) tehlich@environmentaldefence.ca

Julie Tremblay, Equiterre (French), 514-966-6992, jtremblay@equiterre.org; Mathieu M-Perron,CSN, 514-773-0060, Mathieu.Murphy-Perron@csn.qc.ca