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“Citizens occupy Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office with an ultimatum: sign an aggressive climate treaty or resign as Prime Minister”

2009

A press release on the Direct Action in Canada for Climate Justice web site

(Calgary, AB) – At 10:00 this morning, twenty citizens occupied Stephen Harper’s constituency office to offer the ultimatum of taking aggressive action on climate change before the end of the Copenhagen conference or resign as the Prime Minister of Canada. This is the eighth peaceful sit-in since November 23 when seven Albertans were arrested after demanding that Jim Prentice commit Canada to a fair, ambitious and binding treaty in advance of the UN climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

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

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