Niagara Residents Invited To Join in a Global Strike for Climate Action

On Friday, September 24th in St. Catharines, Ontario (See Details Below)

A Call-Out to All of Us from Extinction Rebellion Niagara

Posted September 13th, 2021 on Niagara At Large

As you may be aware, people around the globe are planning a Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 24th. To show our global solidarity and get back in the streets, we will be marching downtown St. Catharines on the 24th!

Here are the details of the day:

2:30 Meet @ the front of Silver Spire United Church, St. Catharines (366 St Paul St., St. Catharines) – Parking Available in the back of the church
2:40 Rally – Land Acknowledgement, speeches, poems, music, chants, etc.
3:45 Start Marching (see the maps for the exact route)
4:15 Die-in @ the City Hall (exact address)
5:00 End of Event

Please be noted that this event will be recorded. Photos and videos taken at the event may be posted on our social media. Please get consent before you take/post photos/videos of others, and as a general rule, don’t include people’s faces in your pictures.

Parking available at the back of the Church is accessed from Bond Street or Head Street. We encourage everyone to carpool, if you are driving 

COVID-19 Guidelines:
– Please wear a mask even if you have been vaccinated.
– Please make sure to keep a 2m distance from others at all times
– If you or anyone you live with have any COVID-19 symptoms prior to the march or day-of, please refrain from joining in-person. Instead, share the events with others and show your support online
– Follow all COVID-19 Protocols as Outlined by Public Health Authorities

*We are looking for volunteers! If you are interested in marshalling, set-up or tear-down, clean up, or other activities, please get in touch with us at xrniagara@protonmail.com .

*We are looking for community speakers! We want to hear your voice. If you want to speak at the rally for no more than two minutes, please reach out to us at the email above.

Please share the event with others, and if you have any questions/concerns, please let us know at the email above or message us!

Looking forward to seeing you all! 

  • Ryan Scott Forster, Extinction Rebellion Niagara

About Extinction Rebellion Niagara – Extinction Rebellion Niagara is a local chapter of the broader international movement calling for widespread acts of civil disobedience in order to achieve the changes needed to avert the worst consequences of climate change and species extinction.

For more on Extinction Rebellion Niagara, visit the group’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/XRNiagara/

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