Actions in Atlantic Canada: Friday, November 30

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Report on action in:

Halifax, NS
Charlottetown, PEI
Fredrickton, NB
Moncton, NB
St. John's, NF

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Announcement of actions
Stand in solidarity with the four hundred people who gathered earlier thismonth in Belize's capital, Belmopan, to protest against the dam and Fortis' electricity monopoly, which has Belizeans paying three times what Canadians pay for electricity.


Halifax, Nova Scotia - 11am - 12:30pm (AST) Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St. Come by to help distribute information about the negative economic and environmental effects of Fortis, Inc.'s proposed Chalillo Dam. Dress up as an tapir, jaguar, or scarlet macaw. Contact: Cyndi Gilbert (902)422-5091

St. John's, Newfoundland - 10am - 2pm (NFLD) City Hall.  Human Rights Fair.  Help out at the Pennies for Parrots booth and encourage people to take action about the dam. Teachers and students can arrange to have a Pennies for Parrots presentation in their school.
Contact: Colin MacDonald (709)722-9306

Also in St. John's - 11am(NFLD) Holiday Inn, 180 Portugal Cove Road.
Come to this Fortis-owned property to help distribute information about the devastating economic and environmental effects of Fortis, Inc.'s the Chalillo Dam.
Contact: Colin MacDonald (709)722-9306 [email protected]

Charlottetown, PEI - 4pm (AST) Maritime Electric, 180 Kent St.(at corner of Prince St.)
Distribute information and protest dam plans by Maritime Electric's parent company, Fortis, Inc.
Contact: Aaron Koleszar , 902-659-2575, 

[CANCELLED University of PEI. Panel Discussion and Question period with Jim Lea, CEO of Maritime Electric, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc.]

Moncton - 12pm Fortis' Blue Cross Centre, 644 Main Street
Join other concerned citizens to pass out information and protest Fortis' proposed dam.
Contact: Diane Simon (506) 536-4909
Cyndi Gilbert (902) 422-5091 or Daniel Le Blanc (506)388-5337


If you are interested in participating, or organizing an action in your area, please email Cyndi Gilbert, Sierra Club of Canada - Atlantic Chapter or call (902) 422-5091

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