The Leap in the News

October 1st, 2020:  The Leap’s and The Intercept release Message From the Future II: The Years of Repair with Emma Thompson.  

August, 7th 2020:  The Leap’s Message From the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is nominated for an Emmy Award

September 15th, 2020:  The Leap celebrates 5 years 

August, 3rd 2020:  The Leap co-sponsors “No Warming, No War” webinar with the Institute for Policy Studies. 

June, 15 2020:  The Leap workers vote to join Canada’s largest union: CUPE

May, 28 2020:  The Leap hosts panel discussion People’s Bailout: From Relief to Reimagining with housing justice leaders and organizers. 

May, 19 2020:  Naomi Klein with Arundhati Roy discuss A Global Green New Deal hosted by Haymarket Books

May, 1 2020:  The Leap launches a “Peoples Bailout”, a crisis response to advance urgent demands around housing, healthcare, work, and more. 

April, 30 2020:  Hari Kondabolu talks about corporate rent strikes and the need to cancel rent during the pandemic!

April, 9 2020:  Naomi Klein discuses in part two of their online teach-in, “How to Beat Coronavirus Capitalism.

March, 29 2020:  James Hutt joins webinar on COVID-19 and the future of public transit  with panelists including Desmond Cole and Carlos Santos.


March, 19 2020:  “Coronavirus Capitalism”, Naomi Klein’s case for the transformative change amid the pandemic

March, 15 2020:  Avi Lewis writes in the Globe and Mail, in the midst of converging crises, the Green New Deal is the answer.

January 16,2020:  James Hutt makes the case for 2020 to be the year of fare free transit.

December 20,2019: Maya Menezes talks about how climate strikes are part of greater picture of youth activism

October 3,2019: Avi Lewis discusses with how populism is a force for good with TVO politics

October 1, 2019: The Leap’s Batul Gulamhusein discusses just transition as a core demand of the Green New Deal

September 3,2019: Avi Lewis calls for Election 2019 to be one that builds a Green New Deal for Canada

August 8,2019: The Leap’s James Hutt discusses putting Climate Justice on the Bargaining Table with Rank and File

June 21, 2019: The Leap’s Avi Lewis on CTV news discussing Scheer’s federal climate plan 

June 19, 2019: The Leap’s Avi Lewis in Edmonton on Global News discussing climate crisis and why we need a Green New Deal

June 11, 2019: The Leap launches a cross-country tour to demand a Green New Deal with Naomi Klein, David Suzuki and Pam Palmater

June 11, 2019: The Leap’s Maya Menezes makes the case for why migrant justice is climate justice

April 18, 2019: Democracy Now invites Avi Lewis and Molly Crabapple to discuss the video about a Green New Deal they made in collaboration with Naomi Klein and Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez

April 11, 2019: Teen Vogue wrote a story about our work connecting climate change and migration

April 2, 2019: Katie McKenna, one of our co-Executive Directors moderated a panel called A Green New Deal for Hamilton with Nrinder Nann, Matthew Green and Sarah Jama. Watch the live-stream here

February 12, 2018: Our Strategic Director, Avi Lewis, wrote an op-ed in the Star about Canada’s Green New Deal.

December 14, 2018: Maya Menezes, our Senior Manager of Development and Programming, on Democracy Now discussing the direct action in Katowice, Poland during COP 24

December 10, 2018: Naomi Klein, our co-founder is on a panel at the Sander Institute with Bill McKibben, Winona LaDuke, Matt Nelson, and Dr. Stephanie Kelton to discuss what a Green New Deal would look like. Watch the livestream of the panel here.

November 6, 2018: Avi Lewis and Regan Boychuk author an op-ed in the Toronto Star about how reclamation and clean up of Alberta’s oil patch will create thousands of jobs.

Avi Lewis is on CTV News talking about Canada’s political landscape, and the Canadian premier’s meeting. Watch the video here.

October 10, 2018: Avi Lewis, Mike Palacek, and Brenda MacAuley co-author an op-ed in The Star about how postal workers can deliver action on climate change.

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