Democracy Now: Thousands Protest Oil Pipeline in Western Canada

In Canada, thousands of people gathered outside the provincial parliament in Victoria, British Columbia, on Monday to protest a massive oil pipeline. The rally was billed as the largest to date against the Enbridge corporation’s Northern Gateway pipeline project, which would carry crude oil from Alberta to Canada’s West Coast. Critics say it stands to cut through sensitive environmental areas and First Nations’ land.

~ by wheresthemic on October 23, 2012.

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