Petition to Stop the Energy East Tar Sands Pipeline Through Ottawa

To the governments of Canada, Ontario and the city of Ottawa:

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Aux gouvernements du Canada, de l'Ontario et de la ville d'Ottawa:

We, the undersigned, demand that our elected officials prevent dangerous tar sands oil from being shipped through our city. A tar sands pipeline would create huge new risks and provide no new benefit for the City of Ottawa.

Click here for more information on the proposed pipeline. 

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Nous, les soussignés, demandons que nos représentants élus empêchent que le pétrole dangereux des sables bitumineux soit expédié à travers notre ville. Un oléoduc de bitumen dilué créerait d'énormes nouveaux risques et ne fournirait aucun nouveau bénéfice pour la Ville d'Ottawa.

Cliquez ici pour de plus amples renseignements sur la proposition de l'oléoduc.

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  • Marina Santilli
    signed 2013-06-25 17:16:20 -0400
  • Caroline Bookless
    signed 2013-06-25 17:14:04 -0400
    The whoel Tar Sands issue needs to be the subject of meaningful, informed, respectful national debate. And we need to refrain from investing in further development and transportation of the toxic substance. “We’re clearly coming to the end of the fossil fuel era. We have the technology to shift to renewable energy, we have the will of the people. The only thing that’s keeping us back is the fossil fuel industry’s hold on our political system. That’s what we need to change.” – Mark Ruffalo
  • Eloise Holland
    signed 2013-06-25 17:11:52 -0400
    Who does this pipeline benefit? Who does it endanger? Who will pay to clean-up the environmental damage?
  • Ana Cronkite
    signed 2013-06-25 17:10:58 -0400
  • @darekwilson tweeted link to this page. 2013-06-25 17:08:22 -0400
    Sign the petition and say no to a tar sands oil pipeline through #ottcity #ottville sans oléoduc! http://ecologyottawa.nationbuilder.com/tar_sands_oil?recruiter_id=2841
  • posted about this on Facebook 2013-06-25 17:08:22 -0400
    Sign the petition and say no to a tar sands oil pipeline through #ottcity #ottville sans oléoduc!
  • Colin Hine
    signed 2013-06-25 17:07:10 -0400
  • Derek Wilson
    signed 2013-06-25 17:05:53 -0400
  • Noelia Tapp
    signed via 2013-06-25 17:03:36 -0400
  • Ariane Dind
    signed 2013-06-25 17:03:13 -0400
  • Donna Henhoeffer
    signed 2013-06-25 17:02:20 -0400
  • Janice McRae
    signed 2013-06-25 17:01:27 -0400
  • Patricia Blum
    signed 2013-06-25 17:00:02 -0400
    Why would the City of Ottawa ever approve something so toxic and dangerous that has NO benefit to this area what so ever???
  • Nathan Taylor-Conboy
    signed 2013-06-25 16:58:55 -0400
  • Lisa Burbidge
    signed 2013-06-25 16:57:02 -0400
  • D Louch
    signed 2013-06-25 16:55:38 -0400
  • Ann Ebert
    signed 2013-06-25 16:54:57 -0400
  • Nihal Khader
    signed 2013-06-25 16:54:54 -0400
  • Megan Stevenson
    signed 2013-06-25 16:54:53 -0400
  • Lisa Pepper
    signed 2013-06-25 16:54:14 -0400
  • Jenny Martin
    signed 2013-06-25 16:54:05 -0400
  • Claude Alschuler
    signed 2013-06-25 16:54:03 -0400
    Do we really want to keep allowing oil companies to do as they wish in the name of the “economy”? What about the environment and people’s health?
  • Phil Robinson
    signed 2013-06-25 16:53:53 -0400
  • posted about this on Facebook 2013-06-25 16:53:42 -0400
    Sign the petition and say no to a tar sands oil pipeline through #ottcity #ottville sans oléoduc!
  • Lindsey Thomson
    signed 2013-06-25 16:53:19 -0400
  • Annie Stephens
    signed 2013-06-25 16:51:17 -0400
  • Donna Dillman
    signed 2013-06-25 16:50:35 -0400
    more action on sustainable initiatives on the part of our politicians would be a move in the right direction.
  • Bradley Martin
    signed 2013-06-25 16:49:48 -0400
    No pipelines in Ottawa! Keep that bitumen in the ground!
  • Katharina Possitt
    signed 2013-06-25 16:48:48 -0400
  • Marta Stojanovic
    signed 2013-06-25 16:47:30 -0400
    I think the world should be focusing on solar or other sources of clean energy and let go of oil/gas for good. It’s a shame our policies are still guided by corporate profit instead of our kids’ future …