"To The Tar Sands" Book Launch & Film Screening

Sunday, January 4, 2009 - 05:00 to Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - 05:00

In 2007, nineteen young environmentalists travelled Alberta by bike, attempting to wrap their head around one of biggest industrial mega-projects in the world: the Alberta tar sands. They went from one small town to the next, meeting with the locals and asking one question: how has the tar sands boom impacted your life?

The culmination of that trip is the recent release of a book entitled Journey To The Tar Sands, co-authored by 12 of the cyclists, as well as a feature-length documentary, which was recently featured at the Calgary International Film Festival.

Calgary - January 14th, 7-9pm, ST 148, U of C
Edmonton - January 15th, HC L3 Theatre, U of A
West Vancouver - January 19th, 7-9pm, Kay Meek Centre
Vancouver - January 20th, 6-8pm, University of British Columbia


Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver

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