Stop Line 9: The ongoing movement and green alternatives

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 23:00

Featuring Jonah Schein MPP, NDP environment critic

Oil giant Enbridge wants to use the 38-year old Line 9 pipeline to pump tar sands through Toronto --promoting oil spills and climate change, devastating indigenous communities, and diverting resources from green jobs alternatives. After the Harper government destroyed environmental regulation, the National Energy Board rubber stamped Line 9 and the Ontario Liberal government has refused to even conduct an environmental assessment. 

But the movement against Line 9 continues. Last year hundreds rallied against Line 9 and thousands signed petitions demanding an environmental assessment. This year the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation have appealed the NEB decision, and the City of Toronto has demanded an environmental assessment. 

MPP Jonah Schein has spoken out in Queen's Park for an environmental assessment, and campaigned on green alternatives like mass transit. Join a discussion with Jonah Schein and activists against Line 9 about the ongoing movement against tar sands pipelines, the campaign for an environmental assessment, and green alternatives. 

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