Report Back from Cochabamba: Toronto, May 7

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For those in Toronto and southern Ontario, this is a vital opportunity to learn about the most important global meeting this year. Climate and Capitalism will be there — join us!!!!

Your chance to hear from participants in the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, held in Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 19-22.

Friday, May 7, 2010, 7pm Steelworkers Hall Toronto
25 Cecil Street
(east of Spadina, south of College)

Donation $5 or pay what you can

Principal speakers

  • Robert Lovelace, Ardoch Algonquin First Nation
  • Ben Powless, Mohawk from Six Nations in Ontario, member of the Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Kimia Ghomeshi, Campaign Director, Canadian Youth Climate Coalition
  • Danny Beaton: winner of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award for Environment and Natural Resources
  • Delegation from Toronto Bolivia Solidarity


  • Messages from supporters and sponsors
  • Bolivian dance troupe and First Nations indigenous drumming.
  • Bolivian food and beverages.

Sponsoring organizations

  • Canadian Youth Climate Coalition
  • CAW-Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson
  • Climate and Capitalism
  • Common Frontiers
  • KAIROS Toronto Center
  • Latin American Solidarity Network
  • Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG)
  • Toronto Bolivia Solidarity
  • Toronto Climate Campaign
  • Toronto Forum on Cuba
  • Toronto Haiti Action Committee

To add your organization to the Sponsors’ list, email

1 Comment

  • I truly hope that quality video of, at least, the principal speakers gets posted and shared online.