Due to recent community health concerns regarding the novel coronavirus, we have a few recommendations for those who would like to continue protesting with us.
Please do not attend a strike if:
You are feeling ill or showing symptoms of cough, fever or extreme tiredness.
You have travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days prior to a strike or have been in close contact with someone who has
You are apart of any high-risk populations such as the elderly, those with compromised immune systems or those who have pre-existing medical conditions.
To be extra cautious, we ask you to wash your hands before and after attending a strike and avoid shaking hands with others.
Even if you are not able to attend a strike due these concerns, you can still join in online! Post a picture of yourself with your favourite climate action related sign and use hashtag #climatestrikeonline.
The mass climate strike on April 3 has been cancelled. However, we are in the midst of making alternative plans that will allow us to still have an impact on April 3rd without the mass gathering of people. More information regarding the national climate strike on April 3rd will be posted soon.
More up to date information regarding the coronavirus in Alberta can be found at alberta.ca.
Update: This event has been cancelled due to concerns regarding the coronavirus. However, we still plan on carrying out this strike online and in other ways that do not involve mass gatherings. More information will be posted soon.
April is the Global Month of Climate Action and to kick it off, there will be a national climate strike on Friday, April 3rd involving Canada as well as other countries including New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
During our last global climate strike on November 29th, hundreds of Calgarians gathered to protest a lack of climate action by governments all around the world. Please join us at Calgary City Hall on April 3rd at 12:00 pm to further spread awareness about climate change and make our voices heard by our governments.
More information regarding this strike will be posted here soon. Please visit our website again soon or subscribe to our email updates (sign up on our homepage).
Can’t make it April 3rd? Don’t worry! Every Friday from 12 pm – 1 pm, we strike outside City Hall for climate action, and everyone is welcome to join us!
Fridays for Future Calgary is hosting a sustainable clothing swap event!
Join us on February 21st anytime from 2pm to 5pm at the Central Library, Room 3-10B. Bring any clean clothes in good condition! Please no underwear items. Meanwhile, we will also have snacks and games, please bring your own dishes for snacks to reduce waste.
All leftover clothing will be donated to local organizations.