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Media advisory: First Nations, allied groups to hold announcement on Enbridge

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Members of the press are invited to attend a joint announcement in Vancouver by a coalition of First Nations and civil society groups. Representatives from the following organizations will speak on the topic of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and oil tanker project:

  • Coastal First Nations, an alliance of nine First Nations on B.C.’s North and Central Coast.

  • Dogwood Initiative, B.C.’s largest nonpartisan democracy group.

  • Unifor, Canada’s largest private-sector union.

  • West Coast Environmental Law Association, BC's legal champion for the environment since 1974.

  • Douglas Channel Watch, a local volunteer group in Kitimat.

  • One Cowichan, a citizen group on Vancouver Island.

Spokespeople from each group will be in Vancouver and available for individual interviews following the wrap-up of the news conference.

When: 10:00 AM Pacific Time, Monday June 16th

Where: Coastal First Nations boardroom, suite 1660 – 409 Granville St, Vancouver


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For more information: 

Coastal First Nations – Art Sterritt, 604-868-9110,

Dogwood Initiative – Kai Nagata, 778-829-6493,

Unifor – Ian Boyko, 778-903-6549,

West Coast Environmental Law Association– Jessica Clogg, 778-327-8964,

Douglas Channel Watch – Patricia Lange, 250-279-0054,

One Cowichan – Rosalie Sawrie, 250-701-3134,