Tar Sands Protest Report and Coverage

September 30th, 2011

“Canadian and U.S. environmental and civil society leaders endorsed a call from the Indigenous Environmental Network, the Council of Canadians and Greenpeace Canada for people in Canada to join a mass protest featuring a civil disobedience sit-in against the tar sands in Ottawa on September 26th.”

– Council of Canadians webpage

Maude Barlow arrested at Tar Sands protest.

The links below give excellent coverage of the peaceful Tar Sands protest on Parliament Hill on Monday, September 26th. Over 1 000 people showed up; 200 willingly subjected themselves to arrest in order to send the decision makers a very strong “No!” message.

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http://www.canadians.org/energy/index.html

http://canadians.org/blog/?p=10753

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