Thunberg is currently in New York to spread her message of the importance of fighting against the climate crisis.
Famed teenage anti-climate change activist Greta Thunberg to visit Montreal on Sept. 27
She had previously expressed her interest in coming to Montreal for the march, according to Ben Clarkson, a spokesperson for La Planète s'invite au Parlement, which is organizing the event.
Thunberg had praised Montreal on social media for its large-scale turnout in the previous global demonstration back in March.
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish student who has become globally famous for her anti-climate change activism, will bring her message to Montreal later this month.
Tens of thousands of students took part in the Friday for the Future Global Walkout, which was considered to be among the biggest turnouts in the world that day.
Thunberg has made headlines around the world by sailing across the Atlantic Ocean in a zero-emissions sailboat to attend the United Nations climate summit on Sept. 23 in New York.
Manon Massé, co-head of second opposition party Québec solidaire, has already asked that the activist be formally invited to address elected officials in the National Assembly.
"Greta, Montreal and I are waiting for you with open arms," Massé said on Twitter Sunday evening.
Liberal MP Marie Montpetit, official opposition critic for the environment and the fight against climate change, also used Twitter to announce she will participate in the march.
"Montreal is waiting for you! It will be an honour to walk by your side on Sept. 27 with thousands of Quebecers," she said.
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Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg stands on the bow of the Malizia II racing yacht as she completes half of her trans-Atlantic crossing at sea August 20, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media.
Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg will be in Montreal at the end of the month to take part in a climate march.
The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist announced her presence at the Sept. 27 event via social media on Sunday.
Currently in New York to spread her message on the importance of fighting against the climate crisis, Thunberg had previously expressed her interest in coming to Quebec for the global day of mobilization for the environment.
Thunberg sailed across the Atlantic from England to Manhattan — a two-week trip — to attend the United Nations Climate Action Summit later this month.
She’d refused to fly to New York because of the carbon emissions involved in jet travel. She will also take part in a march in that city on Sept. 20.
A local Montreal collective that invited Thunberg to come to Montreal will hold a news conference on Tuesday to highlight her appearance.