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CANADIAN YOUTH EJECTED FROM COP17 TURN THEIR BACKS ON CANADIAN GOVERNMENT DURING OPENING SPEECH

Durban, South Africa – Members of the Canadian Youth Delegation were ejected from COP17 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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