Yinka Dene Alliance



Yinka Dene Alliance

December 04, 2013 09:00 ET

Media Advisory - First Nations to Announce New Allies in Fight Against Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 4, 2013) -

Attention News Editors:

Media are invited to a press conference during which a new signatory to the Save the Fraser Declaration will be announced, as well as a new accord opposing the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tanker expansion in British Columbia's coastal waters.

The Save the Fraser Declaration is an indigenous law banning tar sands pipelines and tankers from crossing BC, signed by representatives of over 130 First Nations.

Who:
First Nations leaders and members of the Yinka Dene Alliance
Gavin McGarrigle, BC Area Director, Unifor
Jim DeHart, President, BC Wilderness Tourism Association
Rob MacDougall, Mayor, Fort St. James (by video)
Peter Robinson, CEO, David Suzuki Foundation
…and more.
When: Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. - press conference starts at 10:00 a.m. sharp.
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Regency E/F, 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories.

Contact Information

  • Geraldine Thomas-Flurer
    Yinka Dene Alliance Coordinator
    250-570-1482