Indigenous and Frontline Climate Activism

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave. (St. George TTC Bedford exit, 1 block North), Toronto

Doors open at 6:30pm

 

To commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence, observed on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, the Festival will feature:

Pipelines, Power and Democracy -- Director Olivier D. documents the growth of an anti-pipeline movement in Quebec that has reawakened a sense of collective purpose and solidarity to incite change.

Film is in French, English subtitles

Speaker: Myeengun Henry, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (Band Councillor)

Discussion Focus: The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation’s Supreme Court battle over the Line 9 pipeline in its case against Enbridge Inc., the National Energy Board and the Attorney General of Canada.