The RALLY FOR THE RIDEAU RIVER event has been updated as follows. Please RSVP here or on Facebook.
We are inviting you to a march, boat-ride, and rally to protect the Rideau River and the residents of Ottawa from the TransCanada Tar Sands Pipeline!
9:30am - Meet at
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9:45am - Paddlers meet at Brewer Park 1:00pm - Rally begins at City Hall
At the rally we will deliver the petitions we have signed (please sign at http://ecologyottawa.nationbuilder.com/tar_sands_oil), as well as a number of speakers and artists performing.
Please join us at Vincent Massey Park with your walking shoes, at Brewer Park if you'd like to canoe (Please contact [email protected] to confirm) or later at City Hall, and have your voice heard!
For more information on the pipeline, and why we are opposing it, please see TarFree613.ca
Confirmed speakers and artists: Ben Powless - Ecology Ottawa The Raging Grannies Clayton Thomas Muller - Idle No More Vela, Kevin Guerette, Rebecca Lantz - #TarFree613 song John Bennett - Sierra Club of Canada Brad Morden - Local artist Frances Deverell - ClimateFast Test Their Logik - Hip Hop Group John Stone - Carleton University Hyf Gypsun - Local artist Lucila al Mar - Local artist