Town hall tour against Alton Gas stops in Halifax

March 27, 2017
Media Advisory

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, and also speak about the opportunities for policy and culture changes around these issues. This panel is part of a town hall tour with another stop planned in Antigonish, and more forthcoming.

WHEN: March 27, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Dalhousie Student Union Building, McInnes Room, 6136 University Ave, Halifax

WHO: Panelists include Dorene Bernard (water protector and Sipekne’katik elder), Jim Maloney (Sipekne’katik district war chief), and Dale Poulette (treaty Truckhouse organizer). This panel is organized by the Council of Canadians, the Canada Research Chair in Sustainability and Social Change Leadership, and Dalhousie students.  

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Contact:

Robin Tress, Organizer with the Council of Canadians - 902 223 8526 rtress@canadians.org