How Tar Sands Threaten Our Communities

Toronto — 25 August 2013. Concern is growing. Word is getting out about Enbridge Corp.’s plan to convert an aging cross-Toronto pipeline (Line 9) to transport a toxic mixture of bitumen (tar) and chemicals. Hundreds of East End Toronto residents have expressed alarm about the dangers of a spill and the effect on climate change. … Watch video »

Toronto — 25 August 2013.

Concern is growing. Word is getting out about Enbridge Corp.’s plan to convert an aging cross-Toronto pipeline (Line 9) to transport a toxic mixture of bitumen (tar) and chemicals. Hundreds of East End Toronto residents have expressed alarm about the dangers of a spill and the effect on climate change.

Presentations by:

  • Doreen Bull, member of East End Against Line 9 and Cree First Nation
  • Ben Powless, Mohawk environmental advocate organizing Ottawa’s community campaign against tar sands pipeline. Ben works extensively with the Indigenous Environmental Networks on climate policy.
  • Margaret Sumadh, member of Christian Peacemaker Teams
  • Brenda Thompson, Transit activist in Scarborough
  • Bryan Dale, member of East End Against Line 9

Facilitated by John Riddell and Shelley Madden. Sign a “No Line 9” petition at environmentaldefence.ca