Labrador youths march in Montreal climate protests – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2019219 Views

2 youths take to protest’s front lines as part of the Indigenous Climate Action group

Sep 27, 2019

Two young people from Labrador have made the trek to Montreal to march with the Indigenous Climate Action group on the front lines of that city’s climate protest Friday, expected to be one of the largest in Canada.

Jamie Felsberg of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and Angelica Vincent of Hopedale arrived in Montreal on Wednesday. Preparations ahead of the march have been “very hectic” said Helsberg, as the two have attended meetings, spoke at the Indigenous Voices for Climate gathering, and stayed up late making posters.

“We’re making history,” said Vincent, who said she had never seen a gathering of 10,000 people, let alone the hundreds of thousands expected to march in Montreal alongside Greta Thunberg, the Swedish youth activist who started the climate strike movement a year ago.

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