Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7pm
Fort Garry Hotel Provencher Ballroom
TransCanada’s Energy East project would convert an existing natural gas pipeline – parts of which are up to 40-years old – to ship 1.1 million barrels of oil every day through the Prairies to export ports in Quebec and New Brunswick. Join us to talk about why TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline is all risk and little reward.
FREE Public Forum
Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, on extreme energy and protecting water.
Ben Gotschall, rancher and Energy Director with Bold Nebraska, on landowner resistance to Keystone XL.
Indigenous tar sands speaker to be announced soon!
The tour, supported by the Council of Canadians, the National Farmers Union and local partners including MEJC, will present key information to people living along the pipeline path. This includes information on TransCanada’s questionable pipeline safety record, the risks to waterways and farms of shipping diluted bitumen, what it means for tar sands expansion, and experiences opposing TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline.
MEJC will be present with locally focused handouts, ready-to-sign letters to city councillors, action items and information about our upcoming orientation session. We look forward to meeting you there!
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You’ll find more info about the tour and Energy East concerns here