This Page is a timeline from September 2013, of events surrounding the diverse campaign to stop the Line 9 project - focusing on events and actions after the rubber stamp approval of the proposal by the industry aligned National Energy Board (NEB).
most recent at the top:
December 15th, 2014:
A day of action against tar sands profiteers sees over a dozen businesses targeted by individuals in 9 southern Ontario cities. The Press Release says Closed for Risky Business: Stop Supporting Toxic Tarsands
“Good people cannot simply watch as the government and big business dismantle protections and poison our communities for profit, so today we call attention to companies that enable Enbridge to continue destroying for profit - their financiers and contractors; their facilitators and publicists. Those who manage their security and their planning, approve their permits and projects – and any other players who passively take part in eco-destruction while operating business as usual.”
October 7th, 2014:
Keeping the pressure on, activists lock down at Montreal oil refinery to protest Enbridge's Line 9, Alberta tar sands.
October 6th, 2014:
Small Victory as NEB rejects enbridge Leave-to-Open request based on not meeting the standards under various approval conditions. Enbridge scrambles to actually complete the work they were told to do after the NEB also rejects the pipeline company’s request to cancel over 100 “integrity” digs.
Statement on toronto.mediacoop.ca from Line 9 grassroots resistance:
September 17th, 2014:
Waterloo Region Against Line 9 returns to Waterloo Regional Council, to update them on Line 9 and to request that council enact a ban on shipping diluted bitumen through the region by pipeline or rail.
for audio and text of the speech visit: