A new examination of Energy East reveals that TransCanada’s proposed tar sands pipeline “threatens the drinking water of more than five million Canadians.”
Montreal mayor Denis Coderre and mayors from other prominent Quebec municipalities have come out against TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline. Energy East’s potential risks, which include catastrophic oil spills, far outweigh the pipeline’s possible economic benefits.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s disgraced former national campaign co-chair, Dan Gagnier, was paid by TransCanada Corp, the company behind the controversial Energy East tar sands pipeline.
Maude Barlow, the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and Matt Abbott, explain the three myths being used to promote TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline.
TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline would spur a 40% increase in tar sands production while destroying First Nations communities’ livelihoods, culture and legal rights.
The Council of Canadians announces a national campaign to stop TransCanada’s proposed $12 billion Energy East pipeline, which would ship Alberta‘s dirty tar sands oil to Canada’s East Coast.