Monday, January 23, 2017

Event - Do Oil and Water Mix? Strategies to Protect Our Offshore

This event will take place on Sunday, January 29th, 2017, 1-4 pm, at 45 School St. Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada. This afternoon meeting is designed to provide knowledge about offshore drilling on the Scotian Shelf and to strengthen strategies to address risks associated with oil and gas development, as well as the need to reform regulatory and environmental assessment processes. East coast offshore oil and gas operations generate more than 5 percent of Canada's oil per year.  Engage with organizational allies and invited speakers, and share ideas in the strategy session.

Invited Speakers:

Lisa Mitchell, Executive Director, East Coast Environmental Law John Davis, Clean Oceans Action Coalition, Shelburne County Michael Bradfield, retired Economics Prof., Dalhousie University Gretchen Fitzgerald, National Program Director, Sierra Club Cda

Participating Organizational Allies:

• Blue Dream Project
• Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia
• Clean Ocean Action Coalition
• Council of Canadians
• Divest Dal
• Ecology Action Centre
• East Coast Environmental Law
• Sierra Club Canada

Free Admission. Light refreshments provided. For more information click here or contact the South Shore Chapter of the Council of Canadians at

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