6 days Montreal students protest to demand action on climate change: ‘This is the voice of young people’ MG -Local
The city’s youth claimed the streets of downtown Montreal on Friday afternoon and didn’t relinquish it for hours. They beat drums, waved flags, stomped their feet and screamed for action on climate change. For weeks, high school students from across the city have been skipping class on Fridays as part of an international youth movement to ring the alarm bell on global warming. But this Friday saw their numbers explode, as they were joined by students from colleges and universities. “I feel like we’re finally being heard,” said Maria Burgos, a Westmount High School student. “The politicians, the older generation, ... more