Imagining 2030: What Could Climate Justice Look Like in Mi’kma’ki?

Date
Feb 27, 2018 18:30 - 20:45 AST
Location
Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, 2158 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS B3K 3B4, Canada

Imagining 2030: What Could Climate Justice Look Like in Mi’kma’ki?
Conversations on climate action, good jobs, and rights for workers and Indigenous communities.

February 27th, 6:30pm – 8:45pm
2158 Gottingen St., Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre
Facebook Event

Nova Scotia needs new goals for climate action, and a new way of looking at climate justice. Groups have called for public engagement on the development of two wide-reaching pieces of climate and environmental policy with the Government of Nova Scotia: the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act and cap-and-trade regulations. The development of these policies provides an opportunity to build a stronger coalition and mobilize to call for goals that will get us closer to climate justice in 2030.

This event will feature a roundtable of speakers from various perspectives on climate change, workers’ transition, Indigenous rights other important aspects of climate justice, who will speak to how they imagine climate justice in Mi’kma’ki in 2030. Following the discussion audience members will be invited to host or participate in small group discussions about opportunities to act, participate, and mobilize.

Featuring:

Dorene Bernard, Grassroots Grandmothers

Laura Cutmore, Dalhousie Student Union Sustainability Office and Divest Dal

Christine Saulnier, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Sam Krawec, Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council, NSGEU, Solidarity Halifax

Rodney Small, Common Good Solutions

 

Moderated by:

Robin Tress, Council of Canadians

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