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Canada: Movement Against Tar Sands on the Rise

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Earth First! Newswire

By Roger Annis / Green Left

 

A popular movement against tar sands oil production and pipeline transport is on the rise and gathering steam in Canada.

Its biggest expression so far came on October 22 when 4000- 5000 people rallied in front of the British Columbia legislature to send a forceful message to the tar sands industry and its political representatives. “No tar sands pipelines across BC! No oil tankers in coastal waters!” read the lead banners.

Two days later, thousands of activists staged rallies at the offices across the province of more than 60 elected members of the Legislature. Both actions were organised by the recently formed Defend Our Coast coalition.

Civil disobedience

The rally in Victoria was overwhelmingly indigenous in appearance, participation and message. Speeches and music lasted for hours.

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