Thursday, February 27, 2014

Pipeline News

The Risks & Realities

Oil sands experts make up Town Hall panel March 7

Released by Michael Hale, PUN


he Chilliwack Chapter of The PIPE UP Network will be hosting a free public event with world renowned experts on the Alberta tar sands and the realities and risks of having a diluted bitumen pipeline built in the Lower Mainland.


The event is wheelchair accessible, free, and open to the public.


Andrew Nikiforuk: The real bottom-line of oil economics.
Economist and award winning author & journalist

Melina Laboucan-Massimo: Growing up in the shadow of the tar sands. Member of the Lubicon Cree (Peace River, Alberta), Member of the Nobel Women's Initiative

Liz McDowell: Property Values & Pipelines: Will your home be affected? CRED B.C. (Conversations for Responsible Economic Development)

Eddie Gardner, T'it'elem Spath: Pipelines and Waterways
University of the Fraser Valley Elder in Residence, Wild Salmon Champion

Affected Property Owner and WaterWealth Community Organizer Natalie Jones will be emceeing the evening.

When: Friday, March 7th 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Best Western Rainbow Country Inn (43971 Industrial Way, Chilliwack)
Why: As the National Energy Board gears up for a hearing on Kinder Morgan’s proposal to build a new export pipeline for heavy oil through the communities of the Lower Mainland, it is essential that local residents have quality information about the risks and realities about having this project cut through our communities.

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