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Health and Environment Groups Demand Public Consultations on Aviation Emissions Plan

Jul 20, 2022
Over thirty health, environment, faith and youth groups today released a letter urging the federal government to consult the public before releasing a new ten-year action plan to reduce climate pollution from air travel.

Citizens Praise Net Zero Target, Call For Climate Commitments

Dec 2, 2021
Concerned climate advocates call on Toronto City Council to add specificity, accelerate timelines and to commit to implement the City’s new TransformTO plan to achieve Net Zero by 2040.

Candles for COP 26

Nov 3, 2021
On Thursday, November 4, 2021from 7 – 8 PM a candle-lighting will be held at Matt Cohen Park, at Spadina and Bloor, followed by a walk to Chrystia Freeland’s constituency office, 344 Bloor St. W.

Fasting at U.S. Consulate

Nov 1, 2021
Torontonians are fasting for the Climate for the first full day of COP 26, and are calling for meaningful climate action and an end to fossil fuel expansion.  Activists urge Canada to join the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance initiated by Costa Rica and Denmark. 

Candidates Urged to Sign Pledge in Code Red for the Planet

Sep 8, 2021
On September 8th 2021, members of TEAM Climate 2021 and ClimateFast are launching the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty pledge campaign. Pledge signatures will be collected from candidates across the country.

Endorse an End to Fossil Fuels, Climate Groups Urge Toronto

Jun 10, 2021
A coalition of local climate organizations is urging Toronto City Council to endorse a global Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty next month. ClimateFast, Fridays4FutureTO and MobilizeTO are hosting an online event June 14 to make the case.

EarthDay 2020 Press Release

Apr 22, 2020
Climate Activists Envision a Green, Just and Healthy Recovery in 50th Anniversary Earth Day Webcast. Faced with the challenge of commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day while observing physical distancing, ClimateFast, a Toronto-based climate justice advocacy group, has organized a live…

People's Climate Plan Press Release

Jan 28, 2019

Youth to Hand Ford a Late Slip with Release of People’s Climate Plan

Premier Doug Ford and Environment Minister Rod Phillips will receive late and absent slips from Ontario K-12 students this Monday morning, during the release of the People’s Climate Plan at a news conference at Queen’s…

Press Release: Youth Strike for Climate GTA, Jan 11, 2019

Jan 11, 2019
Students slam inaction and demand voice on Climate Plan. Climatefast / FridaysforFuture GTA are holding a Youth Climate Rally at Queen’s Park Friday, January 11, from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. This rally is being held in solidarity with 11 other climate rallies across Canada as part of the global…

Toronto's Climate Action Plan At Risk

Jul 4, 2017


Members of Toronto’s climate action community will be at Toronto City Hall at 9:30 am Tuesday morning to press City Council for a target of 80% reduction in GHG emissions by 2050. Council is expected to vote on…

September 21, 2012 - ‘Hungry for Climate Leadership’ Heads for the Hill

Dec 8, 2016

(Ottawa) We are a group of seven climate activists who are deeply concerned about the rapidly worsening climate crisis.  One of the immediate effects is the drought we have had this summer that is resulting in high food prices and will bring about increasing hunger in our world.  We…

September 25, 2012 - Hungry for Climate Leadership Gets a Bite

Dec 8, 2016

(Ottawa) Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, MP Saanich-Gulf Islands will join seven, non-partisan climate-change activists in front of Centre Block at noon, Tuesday, September 25, to show her support for their courageous fast.

October 4, 2012 - ClimateFast Update – Rae Signs, will Mulcair Sign? Environment Minister Kent is a No-Show

Dec 8, 2016


The Fast for Climate Justice has gathered support from 42 MPs and 13 senators.

Fast and Vigil at Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s office

Sep 29, 2015

Fast and Vigil at Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s office
7 am to 7 pm, Thursday October 1st, Candlelighting 7 pm


Nov 22, 2013

12:30 – 4:30, Friday Nov 22nd, 511 Lawrence Ave. Office of Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver

Two weeks ago super-typhoon Haiyan battered the Philippines providing a stark illustration of the massive destruction caused by super-sized storms hyped up by warmer ocean temperatures.…

ClimateFast Brings IPCC Message Home To Harper

Sep 30, 2013
“We have five minutes to midnight.”  This is a climate emergency and we have to take action immediately.   Friday, September 27th marks Day 7 of ClimateFast, a fast and vigil for climate leadership. At 12 noon ClimateFasters will march with their banners from Parliament Hill to 24…

Hungry for Climate Justice

Sep 30, 2013
​After a year of record-breaking temperatures, devastating natural disasters and increasing greenhouse gas emissions, a group of dedicated climate activists, are returning for the second year, to a Fast and Vigil on Parliament Hill.    


Sep 30, 2013

Last year a handful of determined climate activists fasted on Parliament Hill for 12 days to draw attention to the Federal government’s lack of action on climate change.  Since then, despite record-breaking temperatures in 2012, and devastating natural disasters, any measures to curb…

ClimateFast Delivers a Wake-Up call to Harper: You can’t prorogue Climate Change!

Sep 27, 2013
Day 7, and ClimateFast will march from Parliament Hill at noon today, to the home of Stephen Harper to urge immediate action on Climate Change in the wake of the AR5 Summary For Policymakers Report released this morning by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The facts are in and they…