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NEWS: Barlow to speak against pipelines in front of BC environment minister’s office

BC Environment Minister Terry Lake

BC Environment Minister Terry Lake

Tomorrow, there will be protests at MLA offices in 55 communities across British Columbia to say ‘no pipelines, no tankers’. Kamloops This Week reports, “Opponents of pipeline proposals for B.C. will be rallying in front of the Kamloops office of Environment Minister Terry Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 24 (at 3:30 pm). Speakers will include Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians.” That evening Barlow will also be speaking on this issue at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with Sven Biggs (Tanker Free BC), Janice Billy (Secwepemc activist and educator), Jim Cooperman (Shuswap Environmental Action Society), and Kanahus Pellkey (Secwepemc youth movement). For more on this, please see http://canadians.org/pipelines.