October 2-4, Saint John, New Brunswick
Fracked gas, tar sands pipelines and nuclear energy aren’t the future—they’re the past. The Atlantic Energy Summit promotes this extreme energy to industry insiders. Energy for Everyone brings people together to learn and organize for the sustainable Atlantic energy future we deserve.
Sponsored by: The Council of Canadians, Common Causes Saint John, CCNBAction, and Atlantic Canada Sustainable Energy Coalition
Please join us for these events:
Free public panel discussion – Moving beyond the Energy East pipeline and shale gas towards a sustainable Atlantic energy future
7:00 Hatheway Pavilion at Lily Lake, 7 p.m. (map)
Featuring: Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, Alma Brooks, a member of the Maliseet Grand Council from Saint Mary's First Nation and Catherine Abreu, Regional Coordinator with the Atlantic Canada Sustainable Energy Coalition.
Workshops on TransCanada's Energy East pipeline, fracked gas, nuclear energy and a sustainable Atlantic energy vision
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Church of St. Andrew and St. David, 164 Germain St., Saint John, NB (map)
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Simple vegetarian lunch will be provided.
Energy for Everyone Rally!
12:00 p.m. Begins outside of Church of St. Andrew and St. David (map)
While Premier David Alward's gives his keynote address at the Atlantic Energy Summit, join us as we march in the streets to demand change and show that another energy vision is possible.
Featured speakers include Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians, Chief Akagi of the Passamaquoddy First Nation, David Coon Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, and students from an environmental activism class at Mount Allison University.
TransCanada / Energy East strategy session
2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Church of St. Andrew and St. David (map)
Join us for a strategy discussion about how we can stop this pipeline from going through our communities.
Conservation Council Film Night
Screenings of Moving Forward/Allons de l'avant and Our Energy Future followed by discussion.
7:00-9:00 p.m. Grand Room, City Market, 2nd floor Seniors Center (map)
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A People's Potluck! Share food, friendship and fun
5:30 p.m. City Market, 2nd floor Seniors Center (map)
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