Northern Gateway slideshows

Join Raincoast for a series of slide shows discussing the real risk posed by oil tankers on the BC coast that are proposed as part of the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project.


Saturday April 14  4:00 -6:30 pm  Salt Spring Island, 

                            at Meaden Hall with Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May

Friday April 20  7:00- 9:00 pm Pender Island,                    

                   at Pender Island Community Hall

Sat April 21 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Mary Winspear Centre,    

                  in Sidney, BC with Saanich-Gulf Islands MP Elizabeth May, artist                             Robert Bateman and Emcee Arthur Black

Raincoast is an official intervener in the National Energy Board hearings on the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project and have submitted several volumes of evidence about the potential ecological impacts, risks and hazards of this project.

The show is presented by Raincoast’s Director of Marine Operations Brian Falconer, a licensed maritime captain whose 35+ years navigating the B.C. and Alaskan coasts make him uniquely qualified to address and discuss the threats.  Enbridge has consistently minimized the oil spill risks by their selective omissions, under representations, and misleading claim that the chance of a major spill occurring on the coast from these giant oil tankers would be “once in 15,000 years”

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