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Geography Graduate: Day Ban and Protest Signs

geography graduate: Niklas Agarwal, a 24-year-old recent geography graduate from Toronto, is one of 27 youth who got into the parliamentary building by joining a free visitors' tour, according to CTV. When the tour took them into the House of Commons, they sat down on the floor, unfurled protest signs printed on yellow cloths and refused to move. The group Our Time wants to deliver 338 mandate letters to MPs elected last week asking them to prioritize a green new deal when Parliament resumes. Security removed them within 15 minutes, issued each a trespassing ticket along with a 30-day ban. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 28, 2019. Agarwal says the punishment was worth it because there is limited time to prevent a climate emergency, and the new Parliament is offering the best chance Canada has ever had to take action. ( As reported in the news.