24 Apr '12, 2am

Quebecers hear the call and rise up for the environment via @DavidSuzukiFDN

Montreal held the largest environmental demonstration in the history of Canada this past Sunday. At 2pm, bells rang in 1200 churches across the province. In downtown Montreal, people gathered and you could not see the end of this massive human wave. Apparently, there were so many people that the metro system could not handle the traffic and some people could not even make it to the demonstration! We were 250 000 strong when I went on stage to speak to the crowd. I said, "The future of our children cannot go through a pipeline. It cannot be captured in a barrel of oil. It cannot be bought or sold at the stock market. Protecting our future does not belong to the right or the left. It is not a partisan issue. It is a fundamental right. A moral imperative. Stop intimidating environmental groups, first nations and human rights groups! We are 250,000 and we are taking back our r...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/panther-lounge/2012/04/q...

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