Stop Energy East Pipeline Workshop Fredericton

2 10 2014

StEEPThe Energy East Pipeline project would cross 6 provinces, hundreds of communities, thousands of rivers and lakes, over 150 First Nations, and end in Saint John, NB.

The pipeline would have a larger carbon footprint than any single Atlantic province, as large as adding 7 million cars to Canada’s roads.

Campaigns and organizing all across Canada is growing and coming together into a powerful movement to take one this pipeline all along the route. Come join with organizers from 350.org, the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, and others from across Atlantic Canada to share, learn, strategize and plan to take the next steps to stop Energy East and transition to a just and sustainable future.

At this workshop you’ll learn more about the Energy East pipeline, the National Energy Board’s review process and how we can intervene in it, upcoming opportunities for action in New Brunswick, and have the chance to create strategies for long-term organizing with other organizers in your area.

This workshop will take place on Sunday October 5th from 10:30-4:30 at the Conserver House at 180 Saint John St., Fredericton. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided.

Here’s an overview of the agenda:
10:30 – welcome, introductions
11:00 – Energy East overview. What it is, why we are concerned, what people have done to oppose it so far.
11:45 – Upcoming opportunities for action in New Brunswick
12:30 – Lunch break
1:30 – Messaging and communication. How to talk about Energy East, opposition, and alternatives.
2:15 – Outreach. How to build the resistance.
3:00 – Strategy break out groups. Building concrete plans for action
4:00 – Closing

If you’re planning on attending, please fill out this form: http://bit.ly/1ohU1kb

See you on Sunday!

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: