LNG Community Forum, Powell River, Nov 3, 2014

Nov 4, 2014 by The Film and Festival Express

On Novermber 3rd, 2014, The Council of Canadians, Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary, Powell River Voices, Sierra Club Malaspina and Dogwood Initiative hosted an informative presentation about the true impacts of LNG and what you can do to protect your community and the coast. , with a facilitated Q & A session with the speakers afterwards.


Leila Darwish is the BC-Yukon Regional Organizer for the Council of Canadians. Over the last decade, she has worked as a community organizer for different environmental organizations and community groups in BC, Alberta and the USA on campaigns such as fracking, tar sands, pipelines, nuclear energy, coal, climate justice, water protection, and more. She has spent the last several months organizing with communities across BC that are fighting fracked gas pipelines and LNG proposals.

Dr. Eoin Finn is a retired KPMG partner, with a PhD in physical chemistry and MBA international business. He is a 30 year part time resident of Bowyer Island in Howe Sound and is actively involved with The Future of Howe Sound Society and My Sea to Sky, two community groups who have been active in raising concern and opposition to the Woodfibre LNG project currently proposed for Howe Sound. His talk will focus on the economics of exporting LNG from BC and public safety and pollution concerns about LNG plants and tankers.

Donations from this event to be forwarded to front line pipeline resistance in Northern BC.

Recorded live by Courtney Harrop, CJMP 90.1FM

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