Scandal on all sides as Canada heads for ‘election of discontent’

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Scandal on all sides as Canada heads for ‘election of discontent’

Young voters feel a gulf between these and politicians that have failed to make real progress on race along with the environment. Melissa Mollen Dupuis watched from the sidelines as Greta Thunberg, the teenage Swedish climate activist, led hundreds of thousands of protesters in a climate attack through central Montreal last month.At the vanguard, a bunch of 30 indigenous and non-indigenous young folks unfurled a banner which declared:”into the frontlines, for Mother Earth.” Dupuis, a prominent indigenous rights and environmental activist in Quebec, had helped educate those young men and girls: part of a wider, grassroots effort to wed the two causes — indigenous faith and climate crisis — and promote a new generation of youth activists. Continue reading…