Book launch: A Line in the Tarsands

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 1:00pm

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.

Presenters

  • Toban Black, Editor
  • Lana Goldberg, Rising Tide Toronto
  • Lindsay Gray, Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines
  • Myeengun Henry, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
  • Lilian Yap, Contributor

Co-sponsored by the Centre for Social Justice and Between the Lines. https://www.facebook.com/events/728954703862511/