The Council of Canadians Saint John and Fredericton chapters joined the 'Hands Across the Water' action in Amqui, Quebec today.
The outreach had noted, "On June 3, [the Quebec-based group] Coule pas chez nous has organized an event to protect the Matapedia and Restigouche salmon rivers from the proposed Belledune oil-by-rail project. ...Paddle on Saturday, June 3, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., down the Matapédia River starting at Amqui, Quebec."
Amqui is located about 450 kilometres north of Fredericton and about 550 kilometres north of Saint John. The Port of Belledune is located in north-eastern New Brunswick, about 175 kilometres south-east of Amqui.