Climate Strike Week events happening in Kingston

Here is a list of some of the events happening in Kingston to commemorate Climate Strike Week:

Sept. 20th from 8:00a.m.-9:30a.m.

Dianne Saxe on Climate and Carbon Pricing, at St. Lawrence College

For event information and to register:

Sept. 20th from 10a.m.-2p.m.

The event will start at Market Square with chants and speakers such as Dianne Saxe, ex-Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. Followed by a half-hour funeral march for the Earth. Marchers are invited to wear black and carry a tombstone sign mourning the death of something that the climate crisis has or will take from them. Then, back in Market Square, there will be more speakers and a colourful celebration of hope, involving music from local bands.

Sept. 20th from 2:30p.m.-4:30p.m.

Wireless Innovations: Effects on Human Health – This event is co-organized by the IEEE and several faculties at Queen’s including Engineering and Health Sciences. Dr. Pall and Dr. Miller will be delivering a lecture.

The talks will be held in the Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Room 101. This event is open to the general public.

Sept. 21st, 2019

This free half day conference features Betty-Anne Howard, Nick Lorroway and David Knowles as they share information on ways you can use your money more consciously to make a more positive impact on the world. Topics include social impact investing, divestment from fossil fuels and making an impact through conscious everyday choices.
Register here

Sept. 21, 2019, 4p.m.-6p.m.

At the Screening Room, 120 Princess St.
The film reveals that glittering gold has a dark shadow. It engages with engineers, scientists, and Fair-Trade advocates who work with miners to tackle gold’s worst environmental and social problems.

Screening sponsored by
Amnesty International Kingston and Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change.

Sept. 22, 2019

Anonymous for the Voiceless – Cube of Truth
Details at

Every Sunday from 12p.m. to 2p.m. on CJAI 92.1 FM

Carbon and the City, the radio show
Join David Knowles as he shines the spotlight on climate action heroes.
Listen live here.

Learn about Extinction Rebellion by joining the facebook group or attending a Sunday afternoon meeting.
Facebook page

Sept. 23rd

United Nations Climate Action Summit
Learn more at

Sept. 24th 5p.m.-6p.m.

Prison farm vigil at Collins Bay Institution, Bath Rd., Kingston.

Evolve Our Prison Farms will hold weekly vigils in front of Collins Bay Institution. Signs will be provided (or bring your own).
Sign up on the Facebook Event Page

Sept. 24th from 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.

Climate Banner Paint Workshop #1 – 75 Queen St. at the Autonomous Social Centre
Space is limted! RSVP here.

Sept. 25th From 6p.m. to 7p.m.

A meditation for personal and planetary healing led by Sarah Knight at the gazebo in McDonald Park.

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