GASP Weekend 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.
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 …
June 26 – learn about the fastest-warming place on earth, who is suing Big Oil?, brilliant flash mob protest in front of Lloyds of London and more …
June 12 – Ontario Election Apathy, Impact of Russia’s invasion on the fossil fuel industry, June is Indigenous History Month
May 29 – Down to the wire Election Issue – What is at stake with the upcoming Ontario election?
May 15 – Ontario government’s abysmal record on climate issues, Ontario to expand natural gas plants
Special Mother’s Day Issue – A celebration of poetry, artwork and videos to lift your spirit
May 1 – Earth Day Rallies, Ontario Climate Emergency Campaign, bank green-washing, the impact of air pollution on health, upcoming webinars
April 17 – Banks accelerating the climate crisis, Canada is a rogue super-emitter of GHG’s, Ontario sabotages Canada’s climate goals and more
April 3 – Emissions Reduction Plan, the trouble with LNG, melting of Antarctic and more …
March 20 – War in Ukraine, World Water Day, Just Transition and more …
March 6 – Impact of the war in Ukraine on the oil and gas industry, highlights of the latest IPCC report and upcoming events
February 20 – Great land use vote at Halton Region, articles on oil and gas heyday, important petitions
February 6 – Why Halton can grow without paving over farmland, how the oil and gas industry is ramping up production – not committed to reducing GHG emissions, how the Ontario government climate plan will not help Canada reduce GHG emissions by 40-45%.
January 24 – Flaws in Halton Region’s preferred growth plan, new GASP ED publication on How Halton should grow and more
January 16 – GASP’s goal to preserve 5000 acres of farmland in Halton Region that will be paved for urban sprawl