Tar Sands Come to Ontario – No Line 9!

Toronto — 17 November 2012. Resistance, Solutions and Solidarity What is Line 9? Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline could be pumping corrosive and toxic tar sands across Ontario soon. Line 9 cuts through Toronto, north of Finch. Tar sands in Line 9 would menace natural environments, violate Native land rights, and threaten our communities across the province. … Watch video »

Toronto — 17 November 2012.

Resistance, Solutions and Solidarity

What is Line 9? Enbridge’s Line 9 pipeline could be pumping corrosive and toxic tar sands across Ontario soon. Line 9 cuts through Toronto, north of Finch. Tar sands in Line 9 would menace natural environments, violate Native land rights, and threaten our communities across the province. And exploitation of Canada’s tar sands escalates climate change, posing a deadly threat to all the world’s peoples.

Presentations by:

  • Wes Elliott, Haudenosaunee land defender
  • Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang youth organizer
  • Aaron Detlor, Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) Development Institute
  • Art Sterritt, Executive Director of Coastal First Nations
  • Maude Barlow, Chairperson of the Council of Canadians

Report by Sheridan Voice at www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTO6Zfk9fto.

Report by John Riddell at “Toronto conference lays basis for tar sands pipeline challenge.”

Part of the OPIRG Rebuilding Bridges conference a joint effort by both OPIRG York and OPIRG Toronto rebuildingbridgesto.wordpress.com.