People’s Procession & Rally Against the Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Forest Grove Park, Squint Lake Park, Westridge area, Burrard Inlet

Take Action!

Join us on Saturday, April 12 as we walk and rally against the proposed expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline tripling the number of oil storage tanks on Burnaby Mountain and increasing the number of tankers having to pass through Burrard Inlet and Second Narrows to 408 per year.

This is a family-friendly event, with activities, speakers, artists and refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

There are two ways you can participate:
1. Join us in the Procession as we walk along a designated route to arrive at the final rally point:
• At 10 am, meet at Forest Grove Park in Burnaby
• At 10:30 am, there will be an opening ceremony and welcome
• Arrive at Squint Lake Park at 12:00 pm, where there will be speakers,
music and refreshments
• For those who don’t want to want the entire route, this is a good point at which to connect with the procession and walk the second part of the route to Westridge
• At 12:30 pm Continue down to Westridge area, arriving at 1:15 pm

2. Attend the Rally:
• Join us at Westridge Park at 1 pm for speakers, music and refreshments
• Leave Westridge at 2:30 pm to walk with us down to Westridge Terminal
• There will be a flotilla of boats organized by the North Shore NOPE in Burrard Inlet to see

The pipeline will be built near schools and homes, posing serious health and environmental risks with little to no economic benefit for our region. Larger and more tankers will pass through Second Narrows to ship heavy crude oil to China and other overseas markets. The tank farm sits on the side of Burnaby Mountain and will be built in one of the most seismically active areas in Canada. Everyone concerned about safety and climate change should join us as we take action in our people’s walk and rally. It will be a fun day of music, songs of resistance and organizing and all are welcome!

Event Partners:
• The Sacred Trust initiative of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation (http://twnsacredtrust.ca/)
• Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion (BROKE)
• North Shore NOPE : No Pipeline Expansion
• Wilderness Committee
• VTACC – Voters on Climate Change (www.vtacc.org)
• Forest Ethics Advocacy (www.forestethics.org)
• Sustainable SFU (www.sustainablesfu.org, www.ancientforestalliance.org/)
• Vancouver Ecosocialist Group
• Vancouver Folk Song Society
• Pacific Wild Alliance (https://pacificwild.org/)
• BCEN – BC Environmental Network (www.ecobc.org)
• FORPA – Forest Protection Allies Association

Confirmed Speakers:
Shamentsut Slhanay – Greenpeace / Squamish First Nation
Kennedy Stewart MP
Forest Ethics Advocacy
Wilderness Committee

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