Brent Patterson

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Brent Patterson is the Political Director at the Council of Canadians. He works with the Council's chairperson Maude Barlow, its campaigners, organizers and chapters across the country on trade, energy, water, and health care issues. The Council has political staff in Ottawa, Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Halifax, Delhi, Durban and Mexico City.

NEWS: Adrangi to speak in Kelowna on pipelines, Nov. 16

| November 13, 2012

Kelowna Capital News reports, “The Kelowna chapter of the Council of Canadians will host a panel discussion and strategy session on Friday, Nov. 16, about the proposed pipelines that will move fossil fuels through B.C. communities. …The panel will feature Maryam Adrangi, an energy campaigner with the Council of Canadians, and Sven Biggs. with the Tanker Free BC group. …The panel will talk about the potentially devastating environmental impacts (of) three proposed pipelines—Enbridge Northern Gateway, Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain, and the Pacific Trails Pipeline… ‘People across the province are organizing and fighting back to stop the expansion of these dangerous projects,’ said Karen Abramsen with the Council of Canadians. ‘We are inviting people to join us for a panel discussion and strategy session to learn more about how we can build solidarity among the struggles to protect our communities, water and land.’ …The forum will start at 7 p.m. in Room H-115 at Okanagan College, 1000 KLO Rd. Admission is free with a request for donations to the local Council of Canadians chapter. For more information, call 250-769-4740.” The article is at http://www.kelownacapnews.com/community/178985961.html.

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