20-year-old women are biking from Ottawa to Burnaby against the Kinder
Morgan pipeline. Alison Gu and Sarah Mitchell are fundraising for the
legal costs of three First Nations in their lawsuits against the
controversial Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain oil pipeline proposal.
"This pipeline is being built without the consent of First Nations along
its length, and it is our moral obligation to stand with them and
support their right to consultation in their fight to defend their
drinking water, air, and climate against further tar sands expansion."
said Sarah Mitchell.
are biking because the act of approving this pipeline represents a lot
of things prioritizing profits over people, sacrificing the future of
young people, and continuing to deny climate science” demonstrating that
colonialism is still rampant and alive today,"¯ said Alison Gu.
The trip will take approximately 50 days of 80-100 km of cycling per
The two 20-year-old women are fundraising a dollar per kilometer ($4461)
for Pull Together,
funding the Coldwater, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations' legal
battles lawsuits against the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
Alison and Sarah will leave Ottawa on June 24th and expect to arrive in
Vancouver on August 9th.
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