General News · 24th November 2014
I'm sure many of you are following the Kinder Morgan Burnaby Mountain Pipeline expansion protest. What can we do support their cause? Our children's cause.
What about sharing your Cortes transportation solutions that helped you kick the habit? New Years resulution "get off oil" by Jan 2016. Yikes same as last 25 years! I keep on trying.
What about sharing these ideas with others, some music, humour, sweets and etc. Embrace the festive season and make it a fundraiser for both active pipeline protests Burnaby Mountain Caretakers/BROKE and Unis'tot'en camp (Wet'suwet'un First Nation members, 4 years peacefully blocking 3 northern pipelines )
Dec 7 Maybe ? Location ? Any interest in attending such an event or helping plan contact sonyafriesen3yahoo.ca or ph 935-6954
"At the end of the day when you're dealing with unjust law and abusive power, the last resource we have is civil disobedience. It's done in full respect of the rule of law. But it's also done with serious responsibility with being a citizen in this country,"
Scientist Lynne Quarmby - the chair of SFU's molecular biology and biochemistry department, and a face of public opposition against pipeline giant Kinder Morgan - has just been arrested at Burnaby Mountain
“The bigger argument that needs to be fought is: How much can the federal government impose its will on local governments and the ability of people to make local decisions? That’s really the quintessential issue that takes this beyond a merely local situation to being one that attracts interest from municipalities right across Canada.”
Mayor Derek Corrigan continues to stand up and represent his Burnaby community.
Lots more update great info. at vancouverobserver.com