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“Protesters take over Flaherty’s Whitby office, demanding action on climate change”

2009

Parvaneh Pessian on newsdurhamregion.com

Chained to one another and wearing stern expressions, members of the group People for Climate Justice occupied federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s constituency office in Whitby Monday morning.

“We’re demanding that the Conservative government take action on climate change, reduce their greenhouse emissions and commit to saving the lives of those who are being hardest hit by the climate crisis now,” said group spokeswoman Maryam Adrangi.

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(Note: Other material about that climate justice sit-in is posted here)

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