Earlier today Greenpeace Canada activists blocked the entrance to a downtown Toronto bank tower. They suspended climbers from fifteen foot high tripods as part of a call for Canada’s big five banks to stop funding fossil fuels and to respect Indigenous rights. Activists also brought charred wood and testimonials from affected communities in Lytton, BC, whose infrastructure was destroyed by climate-fueled wildfires this summer and whose former residents are now dealing with the consequences of the devastating floods that hit southern British Columbia last month.

The activists are calling on bank CEOs to come down from their towers and accept these charred wood fragments from Lytton homes, with the hope that the fragments would remain on the bankers’ desks to remind them every day of the life-and-death consequences of their investment decisions.

How to support activists on the ground? 💪

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How to amplify testimonials from affected communities around Lytton?

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Need more information about the action & the project?

> Here is the full press release in english and in french

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Thanks Greenpeace, amazing work!