March to the End of the Line will challenge Energy East pipeline

Media Advisory
June 13, 2017

End of the Line

WHAT: Participants will march and picnic to highlight the importance of protecting water from tar sands pipelines, train cars, and export supertankers, in solidarity with the Wolastoqewiyik (Maliseet People) and Mi’kmaq people, whose ancestral territories are threatened by the Energy East pipeline. All events are family friendly.

WHEN: Saturday, June 17th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Starting at 1:00 p.m., the 2nd ‘March to the End of the Line’ starts at the intersection of Red Head Road and Hewitt Road, Red Head, just outside of Saint John, New Brunswick. The march will take approximately 30 minutes, and will arrive at Anthony’s Cove Road for a lobster boil and hot dog picnic on the shore of the Bay of Fundy. This family event ends at 4:00 p.m.

Organized by: Red Head Anthony’s Cove Preservation Association, www.noenergyeastnb.ca.

Supported by: Coule Pas Chez Nous, Maliseet Grand Council, the Peace and Friendship Alliance, and the Council of Canadians.

This event is part of a series of events titled “Hands across the water” that included a paddle down the Matapedia River in Quebec in solidarity with Coule pas chez nous on June 3 as well a march across the Nashwaak River in Fredericton on June 10.

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For more information or to arrange interviews:

Dylan Penner, Media Officer, Council of Canadians, 613-795-8685, dpenner@canadians.org. Twitter: @CouncilOfCDNs