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Media Advisory-First Nations Leaders Gather in Vancouver to Sign Tar Sands Pipeline and Tanker Ban

Dec 12 2012 12:00AM

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 -- Attention News Editors -

Media are invited to a press conference during which First Nations leaders will sign the Save the Fraser Declaration, a declaration of indigenous law banning tar sands pipelines and tankers from crossing British Columbia, signed by over 130 First Nations.

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson will also be reading a City of Vancouver proclamation.

Who:

First Nations Leaders and members of the Yinka Dene Alliance

National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, Assembly of First Nations

Grand Chief Edward John, First Nations Summit

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson

When: Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m - press conference starts at 9:15 a.m. sharp.

Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Regency A, 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories.



Contacts:
Yinka Dene Alliance
Geraldine Thomas-Flurer
250-570-1482

Yinka Dene Alliance
Chief Jackie Thomas
Saik'uz First Nation
250-567-8048
www.yinkadene.ca





Source: Marketwire


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