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Town hall tour against Alton Gas stops in Antigonish

Alton Gas

WHAT: A panel discussion about the Alton Gas project and the movement to stop it, featuring frontline Mi’kmaq land and water protectors. The speakers will focus on the risks Alton Gas poses to water, climate and energy systems, Indigenous rights, and environmental rights. The speakers will also highlight the opportunities for policy and culture changes around these issues. The panel is part of a town hall tour with more events to be announced.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: The People’s Place Library, 283 Main Street, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

WHO: Panelists include Dorene Bernard (water protector and Sipekne’katik elder), Dale Poulette (treaty Truckhouse organizer), and Carrie-Ellen Gabriel (earth scientist). This panel is organized by the Council of Canadians, the Canada Research Chair in Sustainability and Social Change Leadership, Responsible Energy Action, and grassroots activists against Alton Gas.



Robin Tress, Organizer with the Council of Canadians, 902.223.8526, rtress@canadians.org