“Even those two parties are not up to the demands that we stand for and that we are here today to fight for. So all parties must do more than what they are currently promising,” said Francois Geoffroy, a spokesperson for Travailleuses et travailleurs pour la justice climatique.
Community groups, student associations and workers want Quebec to stop using oil and gas by 2030, and tax the 1 per cent.
“The link is clear that the climate crisis we’re living, the first people who are impacted are the most vulnerable and the poorer people. And this the same all over the world. It is the same we’re seeing in Quebec,” said FRAPRU community organizer, Catherine Lussier.