Douglas Pimlott Memorial Lecture
ABSTRACT: The spatial focus of...
Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham Street, Toronto
Join contributors, an editor, and Line 9 activists for a celebration of A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice.
Tar sands "development" comes with an enormous environmental and human cost. But tar sands opponents -- fighting a powerful international industry -- are likened to terrorists; government environmental scientists are muzzled; and public hearings are concealed and rushed. Yet, despite the formidable political and economic power behind the tar sands, many opponents are actively building international networks of resistance, challenging pipeline plans while resisting threats to indigenous sovereignty and democratic participation.
Co-sponsored by the Centre for Social Justice and Between the Lines. https://www.facebook.com/events/728954703862511/