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Canadian Youth Ejected From COP17

Turn Their Backs On Canadian Government During Opening Speech

Témoignages.re / 8 December 2011

Members of the Canadian Youth Delegation were ejected from COP17 today as Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent delivered his opening address at the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa. Just as Kent began his speech, six youth stood and turned away from the Minister revealing the message “Turn your back on Canada” prominently displayed on their shirts.

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