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Over 100 local businesses participate in pipeline protest

_ (via Ecology Ottawa) _ ** Over 100 local businesses participate in pipeline protest: Tens of thousands of blackened loonies circulated in Ottawa to raise awareness about proposed Energy East pipeline ** Over 100 local businesses are working together to put tens of thousands of blackened loonies into circulation in Ottawa to raise awareness of the proposed Energy East pipeline. ...

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Premiers’ Meeting Greeted by 10-Foot Inflatable Elephant, Reminder of Energy East’s Climate Pollution

Local groups deployed a large inflatable elephant outside the hotel where premiers met today in Ottawa. The groups were calling attention to the premiers’ refusal to evaluate the controversial Energy East pipeline’s climate pollution footprint. Transporting 1.1 million barrels per day, TransCanada’s 4,400-kilometre Energy East pipeline from Alberta to ports in Quebec and New Brunswick would be the largest tar sands pipeline in North America. ...

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Ottawa Residents to Speak Against Energy East at Final Provincial Hearing

As the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) returns to Ottawa for their final community consultation on the controversial Energy East pipeline, Ecology Ottawa is helping to mobilize hundreds of people to attend the hearing and speak out against the project. The OEB held their last hearing in Ottawa last April, where the approximately 200 residents in attendance were overwhelmingly opposed to the proposed pipeline. ...