Talk Music Action – Stop the Pipeline!

Celine Trojand from the Dogwood Initiative and local performance poet Magpie Ulysseys have been added to the line-up at the "Talk, Music, Action event coming up at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, March 27th.   The evening of presentations, music and action is being put on by local group Kootenays for a Pipeline-Free BC (find us on facebook) to build resistance to the Enbridge and…

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Gathering of the Eagles poster

Gathering of the Eagles

Gathering of Eagles - Convergence for a Pipeline and Tanker-Free BC Members of the Kootenay Region Branch United Nations Association in Canada KRUNA and USCC Working Groups are inviting all to participate at their upcoming event entitled GATHERING OF EAGLES: Convergence for a Pipeline & Tanker Free BC, to be held June 2nd, 2013, at 1:00 pm, at the Brilliant Cultural Center, in Castlegar,……

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Americans protest tars sands Feb. 17

The biggest protest of the year in the U.S. is about the tar sands and pipelines. On Wednesday, Feb. 13 nearly 50 prominent Americans were arrested in front of the White House, again, to protest tar sands development and the proposed Keystone bitumen pipeline.  Their civil disobedience comes just days ahead of the largest climate action rally ever in the US, also targeting the tar sands. The…

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bus to kelowna for enbridge pipeline hearing

Join us on the bus to Enbridge Hearing in Kelowna January 28

Keith Wiley has written up a handy summary of the Kelowna events (see Kelowna Enbridge report.pdf below). Nearly 40 people from the Kootenays got on the EcoSociety bus and traveled all day to bear witness at the protest and Enbridge pipeline hearings in Kelowna, January 28th.

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Great Nelson crowd turns out for Defend Our Coast rally

Nearly 300 came out to protest bitumen pipelines, tankers and the tar sands in Nelson, BC as part of a province-wide protest on Wednesday, October 24th.  The Defend Our Coast event followed up the huge event in Victoria on the Monday, that week. Watch Youtube clips of the speakers, Keith Wiley, Michael Jessen, Candace Batycki, Tom Nixon and David Reid, here:

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Clean up effort on the Kalamazoo spill

New hearings show Enbridge spill plans still leaky

BC Environment Minister Terry Lake is reported by the Vancouver Sun as saying Enbridge is making lots of promises on dealing with leaks and environmental risks, but isn’t providing much solid evidence or details. In a news release, Lake said Enbridge hasn’t determined how it can access parts of the pipeline in case of a spill and will not have a plan until within six months of operations. …

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