Pipe Up Against Enbridge

August 27, 2010 09:00 ET

Rallies Next Tuesday in Kitimat and Vancouver to Protest Enbridge Pipeline-Tanker Plan

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2010) - Hundreds of British Columbians are expected at two rallies next Tuesday in opposition to the Enbridge's Northern Gateway Pipeline and the oil tankers it would bring to B.C.'s North Coast.

The rally in Kitimat coincides with the first public meeting by the federal panel reviewing Enbridge's pipeline application. The rally in Vancouver is focused on the push for a legislated tanker ban in B.C.'s northern waters.

Event details:

KITIMAT

When: Tuesday, August 31, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Outside the Riverlodge Recreation Centre in Kitimat, B.C.
Speakers: First Nations leaders, community activists, municipal politicians, Northern B.C. MLAs, MP Nathan Cullen. Music by Rachelle van Zanten.
For more information, contact: Pat Moss, (250) 877-9745, pmossnwi@bulkley.net

VANCOUVER

When: Tuesday, August 31, beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Gather at SE corner of Burrard and Pender and march to the Vancouver Art Gallery
Speakers: Campaigners, First Nations, and Members of Parliament supportive of a tanker ban. Music by the Raging Grannies.
For more information, contact: Jolan Bailey, (604) 331-6201, ext.227, jolan@forestethics.org

More information for media:

Digital photos of both events will be posted to http://PipeUpAgainstEnbridge.ca

Broadcast quality video footage of the Kitimat event will be available by request. Call 250-877-9745.

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