March 13, 2018 10:00 am
Updated: March 13, 2018 10:31 am

Sam Roberts Band headlines first Global Citizen Live in Vancouver

Sam Roberts Band will be headlining the show in Vancouver.

Sam Roberts Band

Sam Roberts Band will be headlining the first ever Global Citizen Live in Vancouver this April.

Global Citizen, which started in New York in 2012, highlights issues that affect women and girls around the world, such as global health and climate change.

Tickets to the event are free and can be earned by emailing world leaders about issues, signing petitions and using social media to generate commitments in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

For the Vancouver event, issue-specific goals include girls’ and women’s health and calling on the Canadian government to become a leader on these issues. It also includes the issue of climate change and agriculture, calling on Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, to further help women and girls to adapt to climate change.

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Joining Sam Roberts Band will be The Elwins, Crown Lands and Horsepowar.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be announcing this lineup for Global Citizen Vancouver Live,” said Erin Thomson, head of partnerships for Global Citizen Canada in a release. “The unwavering support of Canada’s leadership, artists and activists on the global stage will help ensure the improvement of girls and women’s health and their adaptability to climate change.”

For more information on how to join the movement, visit and follow @GlblCtznCAN on Twitter and @GlbCtzn on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, or follow #GlobalCitizenLive.

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