13 Jun '11, 7am

Enbridge: Why Just Ride To Conquer Cancer? Stop It Before It Starts.:

Yesterday marked the end of the weekend-long Ride to Conquer Cancer sponsored by…Enbridge? While it is admirable that 5000 cyclists rode 200km and raised funds for cancer research, I wonder why Enbridge themselves have failed to do their part to stop cancer at its source. Enbridge’s attempt to pose as a socially-conscious engineering firm is hiding the fact that it is expanding the reach of tar sands oil, closely linked to causing cancer. Enbridge has been finessing its plans to construct the Northern Gateway Pipeline, a pipeline originally proposed about 10 years ago and which is being pushed by the Harper agenda. The twin pipelines, which run from Northern Alberta to BC’s coast , will cross through 60 First Nations communities and over 1,000 streams and rivers . This means that in the event of a pipeline failure it is likely that waterways will be contaminated and the he...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/06/13/enbridge-why-ju...

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