How to Survive Unnatural Heat

There’s no question that temperatures have been rising at a previously unheard-of rate lately. High temperatures exceeding 50 C in places like India are increasing all the time. And temperatures in the Americas are soaring. Right now, the Eastern part of Canada and the USA are sitting under a massive heat dome. Temperatures are expected to rise to… Continue Reading How to Survive Unnatural Heat

Fergus Watt Shares Speaking Notes

For those of you who may have missed the May 22 luncheon (virtual or in-person), the Group of 78 is pleased that Fergus Watt has offered to share his speaking notes from his recent talk about opportunities for reform of the United Nations. We hope that having access to this file will prove to be informative and useful… Continue Reading Fergus Watt Shares Speaking Notes

Seniors for Climate Webinar TONIGHT

The Group of 78 has long been committed to creating space to encourage progressive dialog about the environment and survival. As part of that mandate, G78 is promoting the work of a ‘new’ organization – Seniors for Climate. TODAY at 6:30 PM Seniors For Climate is hosting a webinar to officially launch their Seniors Day of Climate Action.… Continue Reading Seniors for Climate Webinar TONIGHT

Can’t make it to our in-person luncheon with Fergus Watt?

Register using the big red button below for a Virtual Luncheon with the Group of 78 and Fergus Watt on Wednesday, May 22 from 12:55 to 2 PM ET via Zoom. Our speaker is Fergus Watt who is speaking about Prospects for Ambitious Reform of the United Nations. Fergus’s remarks will focus on the current state of play regarding the intergovernmental preparations… Continue Reading Can’t make it to our in-person luncheon with Fergus Watt?

AGM takes place on June 17

The Group of 78 is pleased to announce that our Annual General Meeting will take place on June 17, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET. Those who are on the Board will receive invitations to join us at an earlier time for the Pre-AGM meeting, and later for the Post-AGM. Save the date, and be prepared to talk about… Continue Reading AGM takes place on June 17

Lunch with Fergus Watt

G78 is hosting our first in-person luncheon since COVID became a part of our life.It’s happening at New DESI ZAIQA Restaurant from noon to 2 pm on Wednesday, May 22nd. Our speaker is Fergus Watt who is speaking about Prospects for Ambitious Reform of the United Nations. Fergus’s remarks will focus on the current state of play regarding… Continue Reading Lunch with Fergus Watt

Watch Climate Change, Love, and Seniors Now

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New letter sent to PM and Party Leaders re: humanitarian crisis in Gaza

On March 18, the Board of Directors of the Group of 78 composed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Trudeau and to the political party leaders, requesting that the Government of Canada call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and for all forms of humanitarian support to be granted access to the afflicted areas. Read more of our… Continue Reading New letter sent to PM and Party Leaders re: humanitarian crisis in Gaza

G78 sends a letter to the PM & three Ministers

The following open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau was approved by the Board of Directors of the Group of 78. It calls for an immediate ceasefire in the war in Gaza; increased humanitarian aid for the civilian population; an embargo on Canada’s military trade with Israel; the immediate restoration of funding to UNRWA; and the removal of barriers… Continue Reading G78 sends a letter to the PM & three Ministers

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