Bus to Toronto from Aamjiwnaang: No Line 9! No Tar Sands Pipelines!

Where: Toronto Metro Convention Centre (255 Front Street West)
When: Saturday, October 19th, Noon

This is a chance for the community members of Aamjiwnaang to stand in solidarity with your opposition to the proposed Line 9 project.

Oil giant Enbridge wants to use Line 9, a 38-year old pipeline to pump toxic tar sands east through Ontario and Quebec. Line 9 passes within 50 km of an estimated 9.1 million people, 18 First Nation communities, and 99 towns and cities, including Toronto.

From October 16 to 19, the National Energy Board (NEB) will be 'listening' to the public and industry on Line 9 in Toronto. Under Harper, the requirement for environmental assessments has been removed and only the NEB is charged with making the 'decision' on Line 9. To date, the NEB has approved over 99.9% of tar sands projects and is seen as an extension of Big Oil. In order to participate in the NEB hearings, citizens were given a 2 week window to fill out a 9 page application, after which the NEB determined who could speak. Many voices were excluded both by the process and selection criteria of the NEB.

https://www.facebook.com/events/231888730295797/

For more information, please see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tK83lr7doA

WHEN
October 19, 2013 at 12pm - 3pm
WHERE
Aamjiwnaang
Canada
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12 RSVPS
Sapa Wakinyan Black Thunderbird sadia ali Dee Shanger /° Sheelah McLean Citlali Suarez Lisa Currier Russ Letica Joe Whitehawk Jr. Mike Plain Theo Blackbird-John Sandra Hunt Kimberly Weaselfat

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