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Castlegar community sends climate welcome to new PM

The Castlegar community has come together to create a care package for climate activists sitting-in in Ottawa next week. The new Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, will receive a climate welcome at his home in Ottawa to help him prepare for and to get serious about increasing Canada's commitments at the Paris Climate Talks, which start at the end of November. 350.org Canada is leading the…

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Kootenay paddlers join national We>tar sands day of action on Saturday, July 4th

Photos and Video: A flotilla of over 50 paddlers in 30 boats took to Kootenay Lake on Saturday July 4 to join in a national day of action for jobs, justice and climate action, sponsored by 350.org. “It was a great way to keep cool, have fun, and speak out for a clean energy future for Canada,” said Montana Burgess of the West Kootenay EcoSociety. “People here and across Canada will keep taking…

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