Action Links

Opportunities to take action in the form of a letter to politicians or signing an online petition come to us very often. For Our Grandchildren keeps this list of similar actions up to date. Visit frequently (maybe every couple of weeks) to see if there are any that interest you.
The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has given Ontario Power Generation (OPG) a $2.2 billion contract to build a new gas peaker plant in Napanee. This plant is a hugely expensive and climate wrecking way to deal with short periods of peak electricity demand. Programs that provide incentives to reduce or shift electricity use during ... Read more
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Clean Air Alliance

Action Best Before Date:
30/06/2024
Thanks to the thousands of people who signed letters and made phone calls, the Sustainable Jobs Act (Bill C-50) passed through a vote in the House of Commons. This was a testament to the power of speaking up and taking action! Bill C-50’s progress means we are as close as ever to seeing Canada’s plan ... Read more
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Environmental Defense

Action Best Before Date:
30/06/2024
Canadian banks have some of the worst climate records of any financial institutions in the world – consistently topping the list of the biggest fossil fuel financiers. A powerful group of MPs have just called Canada’s biggest bank CEOs to Parliament to explain why their banks insist on bankrolling climate chaos. But we just learned ... Read more
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Leadnow

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Enbridge Gas are opposing a new ruling to protect you and your energy bills, and Doug Ford introduced legislation – Bill 165 – to let them to continue to profit. In December, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) ruled that Enbridge Gas can no longer force existing gas payers to subsidize new gas hook ups. Now, Doug ... Read more
Action Organized by:

Leadnow

Action Best Before Date:
31/05/2024
Attend this webinar organized by Environmental Defense to learn how we can coordinate our efforts across the province to block Bill 165 and take other actions to oppose the Ontario Government’s intent to expand the use of methane in spite of its climate impacts and even though other energy sources are less expensive. Tuesday, April ... Read more
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Environmental Defense

Action Best Before Date:
11/04/2024
A strong majority of people across Canada support taxing Big Oil’s record profits. The signal is clear. People are outraged that oil and gas companies continue to rake in obscene profits as regular people struggle to make ends meet. This is criminal. Big Oil is hoarding billions while our energy bills skyrocket and the climate ... Read more
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350.org

Action Best Before Date:
01/05/2024