Hundreds stirred by climate rally

NEW GLASGOW — Slogans like “The sea levels are rising; so are we!”shared verbally and on posters said it all as more than 200 people gathered for a climate change rally last Friday at Carmichael Park. Northumberland Regional High School student Keeley Shipley emceed the rally at the park’s gazebo and was among the many...

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International Climate Strike Friday in New Glasgow

Youth, and now people of all ages around the world are striking in order to promote climate change awareness, demand that world leaders make urgent changes, and encourage adults to consider the environment first when voting. Last Friday, Sept. 20, more than 4 million people from countries all around the world were striking. Pictou County...

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Fridays for Future rallies held

Students took their message to the streets on Friday. They were conducting a peaceful demonstration supporting an initiative known as “Fridays for Future,” which was started by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg of Sweden. This initiative is meant to shed light on the issue of climate change, and how it is affecting the world. “All...

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