October 24 at noon - Gabriolans are asked to join thousands for a BC-wide day of action at local MLA offices to join an “unbroken wall of opposition” to the Enbridge tar sands pipeline and tanker plan. Link arms with over 100 First Nations groups province-wide who have signed the Save the Fraser Declaration to bar pipelines from their land. First Nations of the North and Central Pacific Coasts and Haida Gwaii have signed the Coastal First Nations Declaration to ban tankers from transiting their lands and waters.
October 26/27 - The Council of Canadians (C of C) is holding its national conference in Nanaimo with the theme Making Waves - Sinking the Harper Agenda. Friday evening from 7-9 pm, Gabriola’s Save Our Shores SOS group will be present at the public forum at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre to which everyone is invited. On Saturday 27 SOS and other Gabriolans will join the C of C rally/march from 1 to 1:50 pm beginning and ending at Pioneer Plaza, right near the Bastion.
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