A Plug For Some Upcoming Direct Action Against Enbridge in British Columbia

As you may or may not know, the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project which will facilitate continuous transport of Alberta oil extractions across B.C. with a coastal link-up to a proposed northern Tanker route is underway in B.C. and Alberta .  Canada, while revelling in first world excess, does so by engaging a third world type of economy largely based on the sale of raw natural resources.  Canada also seems to enjoy celebrating a historically spotty relationship with its First Nations population by placing large-scale extraction and fabrication projects in as close a proximity to existing communities as possible.  There is no better example of this than theAamjiwnaang First Nation located in Ontario.  The Aamjiwnaang,  whose territory is surrounded by 46 chemical/processing plants presents us with what is possibly the first documented case (on earth) of human endocrine disruption.

Read about the Aamjiwnaang First Nation here:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/aboriginals/health.html

The Wet’suwet’en First Nation is calling for support in the efforts to halt the devastation that will accompany yet another Canadian social/environmental tragedy.  A caravan has been organized which will provide transport to and from Victoria/Vancouver beginning August 4th and ending on August 13th.  The cost of participation is minimal, physical protest is immensely valuable, and the workshops on action and traditional skills would be great as well.

The details of the Caravan and action can be found here:

http://unistotencamp.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/caravan-to-wetsuweten-3/

Check out an interactive map of the proposed pipeline here:

http://pipeupagainstenbridge.ca/index.php/learn/map

Comments are always welcome.

-AnimalStatic

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