GASP Newsletter Wrap-ups

GASP issues a regular update on recent GASP activities, environmental articles, youtube videos and upcoming webinars that will inspire further action on Climate Emergency and Social Justice issues. If you would like to subscribe, send us your email in Contact Us.

2024 – 

January 29 – COP 28 Candlelight Vigil, Halton Hills rejects gas plant expansion, Biden Administration to apply “climate test” for future LNG projects, Oilsands Release Up to 63x More Pollution than Industry Reports and more


2023 – 

November 20 – Photos of Nov 1 rally in Ottawa to support Sen. Galvez’ Climate Aligned Finance Act, Lancet article predicting world on track for a catastrophic 2.7 ℃ by 2100, Halton Hills pushes back against gas plant expansion, GASP Health Team campaigns for improved air quality monitoring and enforcement

October 22 – Photos of GASP protest against the proposed Highway 413 at a Rally in Bolton – our second annual Harvest Ontario Walk dedicated to the memory of activist Jenni Leforestier,  the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing to exempt waste management systems, storm water management, and water-taking from licensing requirements – a damaging exemptions that should be thrown out.

September 27 – GASPs participate in Sep 16 Queen’s Park Rally to End Fossil Fuels, Doug Ford returns Greenbelt to Ontarians, Justin Trudeau is shamed at the UN Climate Ambition Summit because of Canada’s inability to slow fossil fuel expansion and more

August 17 – Era of Global Boiling, the Greenbelt Grab scandal, GASP Garden Party Photos and more ….

June 10 – Wildfires in Canada rage, good news from GASP teams, “Enough is Enough” protest rally photos and more

May 10 – protest against RBC being #1 funder of Climate Chaos, pop-up protest rally in Oakville against Ford government, upcoming webinar in Oakville with Dr. Mili Roy on air pollution and health

April 16 – GASP launches three educational videos, protest against banks funding climate chaos – RBC is the world’s highest funder of fossil fuels!, protest rally at the OTTP AGM, climate litigation, upcoming webinars, Canadian climate champions and more

April 3 – GASPs rally to protest the Greenbelt steal and banks fueling the Climate Crisis, Greenpeace submits formal complaint about the Pathways Alliance advertising campaign and more …

March 19 – Ford gov’t weakening wetland protection, Unreported gas link in Alberta, Alberta gov’t challenges key environmental protection law, EV sales targets, our amazing Lorraine Green steps back and more

March 4 – New study proves no need to build on Greenbelt lands, Big Oil’s history of misinformation, the movement to sue Big Oil, new labelling for ETF’s and mutual funds and proposed EV legislation …

February 20 – Greenbelt Protest Rallies, GASP Greenbelt protest letters in the media, the importance of saving the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve, the downside of natural gas expansion

January 23 – Greenbelt Protest Rally in Toronto, Why oil and gas companies need to support the Just Transition for a safe climate future, Shift Action launches first Pension Fund Report Card, Ontario’s Integrity Commissioner and Auditor to investigate Greenbelt plan

January 8 – How to be a joyful activist, GASP voices in the news, the alignment of environmental groups to fight Bill 23, a tribute to Jenni LeForestier

2022 –

December 19 – Bill 23’s destructive impact on Ontario’s environmental protections and infrastructure financing. Good news for biodiversity. Oakville Heat pump webinar coming up on January 12 and more ..

November 27 – “Hands off the Greenbelt” Wrap-up – highlights of the Nov 25 rally in Oakville – loud voices to protect Ontario’s waterways, farmland and wetlands.

November 14 – Emergency edition to protest Bill 23 and its bombshell impact on Ontario’s democratic land use planning, destruction of Ontario’s natural heritage especially wetlands and the Greenbelt as well as weakening Conservation Authorities

October 29 – Ontario gov’t tables legislation that will gut Conservation Authorities, Lancet report shows how fossil fuels are killing us, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) lobbies against fossil fuel advertising – sign their petition.

October 4 – vote for climate leaders on October 24, successful GASP rally to protest Highway 413 on October 2, Ontario’s climate plan is a glossy brochure with no teeth, climate pledge for candidates in the municipal elections

September 11 – Efforts to stop the building of Highway 413, protest relay walk on Saturday October 1 and more

August 22 – Senator Rosa Galvez – GASP guest speaker on August 25, major climate action legislation in the US, important court case lodged against the Ontario government for lack of climate action and more …

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