June 11, 2019

“Extinction Rebellion” climate protest snarls Toronto traffic at rush hour

David MenziesMission Specialist

Various faith leaders and something called Extinction Rebellion Toronto are apparently concerned that the planet is engulfed in a “climate crisis.” 

So they decided to do something about it... namely, inconveniencing thousands of Torontonians by shutting down a major downtown intersection at the height of rush hour.

On the night of a major Raptor's game.

Alas, it never occurred to them that by doing so they only increased the city’s carbon footprint thanks to forcing hundreds of cars to idle in gridlock. Brilliant!

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commented 2019-06-13 01:11:36 -0400
At least in Canada the general consensus is that these people are rather “well meaning but odd bordering hysterical”. In NZ, there opinions are perfectly mainstream with the government on board with zero carbon set to destroy our economy. And just in time because I’m sure ya’ll know that NZ is just the world’s worst polluter especially those farmers! https://www.nzcpr.com/the-controversial-zero-carbon-bill/#more-29442
commented 2019-06-12 18:42:30 -0400
Why don’t they try that around February 1st . People kind are doomed .
commented 2019-06-12 17:04:01 -0400
No one is going to kill the planet. Humans adapt. Sell the CBC. It’s caused too much damage
commented 2019-06-12 12:58:51 -0400
Let’s put the modern warming in context with the Climactic Optimums from the last 10 000 years. Yes “optimums” because life flourished with a much warmer climate than alarmist claim will kill us. Peer reviewed chart!

And data going back 65 Million years… How did the world survive…
commented 2019-06-11 22:30:43 -0400
The left are insane and live in backwardsland.
They are like a tribe full of the hemanay and the contraries…from Thomas Berger’s, “Little Big Man”.
We should take pity on them and help them…or just get rid of them…but we can’t let keep wreckin’ the place!
commented 2019-06-11 22:12:19 -0400
Check out www.physically-impossible.com and find out an alternative cause of so-called global warming. It’s a most interesting and thought-provking idea.
commented 2019-06-11 22:03:15 -0400
What stupid idiots those eco-freaks are. This is the beauty of free speech. It shows who’s wise and who’s stupid. These protesters are totally idiotic.
commented 2019-06-11 20:23:15 -0400
What kind of depraved, cowardly malefactor slinks and sneaks around telling people ’Don’t talk to THEREBEL…’
The left are such turds…and they have no self respect.
You or someone at THEREBEL, Menzoid, should do some profiles on these low swine and maybe even try and interview some of them – ala Veritas! LOL!
Kinda like how Keean was exposing those nasty communists and pinkos in Alberta, in a series…I couldn’t wait for the next one.
All you would be doing is exposing the lefty ugliness to the light of day…where people could draw their own conclusions.
commented 2019-06-11 20:03:37 -0400
I guess I kinda feel sorry for some of these people…
Some of them at first, seem like normal everyday people you’d find anywhere.
But then they open their pie holes…and they’re talkin’ gibberish!
Irrational, delusional gibberish. All the buzz-words and buzz-sentiments and busy buzzy bees buzzin’ around, and they seem to really believe the BS and hype and really believe they’re doing the right thing! WOW!
So deluded – so indoctrinated!
How can so many people allow themselves to be led so far astray…when the truth and the facts to the contrary are so readily available, to anyone, not to mention logic and common sense?!
I guess they can’t or won’t realize and admit that the bus they’re being taken for a ride on is the same bus they’ll eventually be thrown under…along with the rest of us.

“Sheep” Menzoid?
More like programmed drones!
commented 2019-06-11 19:02:26 -0400
So Young and Dumbass gets shut down at rush hour, and no police response to clear the them out for impinging on the rights of others? I wonder if there would have been an equal lack of police response if it was a Christian jamboree or pro-life demonstration.
commented 2019-06-11 19:01:41 -0400
The stupidity is overwhelming!! If Canada reduced its carbon emissions to zero – this would only have an approx. !.5% affect on global emissions. China and India ADD this much at least per year!! and they have no “climate mitigation plans”.
Also Canada’s forest more than absorbs all this and more!!
In meantime our economy is wrecked ask Albertans!
Plus the carbon tax is applied very unevenly with many major polluters such as Gaspe Cement plant getting a virtual free-pass
(oh, forgot -this is in PQ and largely owned by their “aristocrats”, so normal rules do not apply)
Also we import large quantity of “unethical oil” that is not subject to Liberal gender and environmental review and penalties – (again , I must apologize as this mostly benefits PQ and is thus sacrosanct)!.
Time for Westeners to separate and let “those eastern bastards freeze in dark” ( a Trudeau1 cheer!)
commented 2019-06-11 16:51:20 -0400
It’s a mass demonstration of how stupid the left looks-hahaha!!
Were you not in attendance Andrew,couldn’t you pedal fast enough-hahaha!!!
commented 2019-06-11 15:04:10 -0400
Hmm, looks bigger than the yellow vesters.
commented 2019-06-11 14:47:44 -0400
They don’t need any arguments, if they just believe hard enough! They don’t have science they have flawed models and manipulated data.
I think those people should live by example and stop driving and flying. We don’t want to see them west of Kitchener, east of Kingston or north of Peterborough. These cult followers are still a small vocal minority, gaining fewer and losing more members everyday. Pushing the man made climate lie is a globalist agenda, and more and more Canadians are realizing it is about societal control, a revenue stream for the puppet masters and players and a one world corporate government agenda. (thanks for nothing UN)
People are starting to understanding that we are indeed being played.
commented 2019-06-11 14:43:43 -0400
They’re Marxists, wake up.
commented 2019-06-11 14:27:50 -0400
Climate change,crisis,emergency all a big scam-we are in a carbon drought situation,this is nothing more than a money grab!!!
commented 2019-06-11 14:20:14 -0400
The most alarming thing about Climate Change are the people who believe in it.