Update on the Pipeline Rally

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

These Shoes Were Made For Walking

These Shoes Were Made For Walking (Photo credit: maskedcard)

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 ben.powless@ecologyottawa.ca 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

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