Ape Goes to the Divest Victoria Climate Action Rally July 23, 2015
Summary: Went down to the Divest Victoria Action Rally at Victoria City Hall...Here's how they describe their mission: "In the hours before today’s momentous city council meeting, citizens of Victoria will be rallying at City Hall to pressure the Municipal Government to take city dollars out of fossil fuel investments. Mayor and council will then be debating and voting on Victoria’s first ever motion concerning fossil fuel divestment. Award winning Canadian artist, author and activist, Franke James, will display her artwork and give one of the speeches at the event, which starts at 6pm. In the lead up to the July 23rd event, Victoria residents have been voicing their concerns about widespread droughts, rampant forest fires and climate change, as well as their support for taking municipal dollars out of fossil fuel companies."