Calgary For A Green New Deal
YYC For A Green New Deal is an emerging group of grassroots Calgarians. We are workers standing up for good jobs. We know there is a climate crisis, and as Albertans we’re ready to do something about it. Meanwhile status quo leaders want Albertans to pay for their mistakes. We need real leadership to help Alberta thrive. That's why we need a Green New Deal for Alberta.
New Campaign Campaigns
Organize with Our Time CalgaryAs young people and millennials, we are the ones who are going to live through wildfires, crop failure, and extreme weather. We are also the largest voting bloc in this election. Since our spring founding, we will built an enormous alliance of young people and millennials in Calgary. We participated in the week of actions for the Global Climate Strike (September 20-27). We brought 3 - 400 University of Calgary students out on strike and for a walkout on September 27th. Then, we organized thousands of our friends to vote for Green New Deal champions and to vote against politicians in the pocket of Big Oil. We won't stop until we have support for Green New Deal policies from our federal, provincial, and municipal governments.470 of 500 SignaturesCreated by Atiya Jaffar
I Will Join The University of Calgary Walk-Out To Support Global Climate StrikesThis mass mobilization will serve to bring global focus to the climate crisis and to bring this emergency to the forefront of the upcoming Canadian federal election. Our house is on fire — let’s act like it.635 of 800 SignaturesCreated by Peter Driftmier
CBC, host a leaders' debate on climateLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change laid out in no uncertain terms that to limit warming to 1.5ºC we need a swift and far reaching climate response. People in Canada deserve to have all Federal party leaders debate on Canada’s response to the climate emergency and the upswell of people from coast to coast calling for a Green New Deal that creates millions of good jobs, respects the rights of Indigenous Peoples, and that enshrines dignity, justice, and equity for all. We are in a climate emergency. It’s time for Federal leaders debate on climate, and the CBC has the responsibility and power to make it happen.1,028 of 2,000 SignaturesCreated by Peter Driftmier
Calgary Joins the Climate StrikesYoung people are calling for a cross-generational mobilization on Friday, September 27th, and that’s why when tens of thousands of people are expected to strike across the country to demand ambitious action on climate change. People from all corners of the planet are doing the same. It’s going to be huge.196 of 200 SignaturesCreated by Atiya Jaffar