Photo: Joel Eastwood (Twitter)

Photo: Joel Eastwood (Twitter)

Press release (via Two Row Times) :

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE @RisingTideTor #LockDownLine9 December 3, 2013

(Toronto, ON) Members of Rising Tide Toronto have locked down to equipment at an Enbridge Line 9 river crossing, effectively halting construction. This construction is taking place before the NEB has approved this pipeline reversal project.

This action, taking place on Mississauga New Credit territory, was done in solidarity with Indigenous sovereigntist and environmental justice struggles across Turtle Island. All First Nations Band Councils who participated in the hearings urged the reversal not be granted. Amidst outstanding land claims, there has been absolutely no consultation with any Indigenous communities along the route of Line 9.

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