September 13, 2 PM: Rally to stop Kinder Morgan

Convergence at Burnaby Mountain. Kinder Morgan has begun surveying conservation and parkland on Burnaby Mountain, unceded Coast Salish Territories. The giant US oil pipeline company plans to clear parkland and build a helicopter pad in preparation for boring a tunnel through the Northridge of Burnaby Mountain contrary to city bylaws. The purpose of the tunnel will […]

Call for participants: Plays vs. Pipelines

Deadline: September 15, 2014 | The Enpipe Line started as a collaborative poem to go dream vs. dream with Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines. If built, the Northern Gateway’s 1,170 kilometre pipelines will carry tars sands oil and its poisonous by-products across more than 700 streams and rivers between Alberta and the BC port of Kitimat. […]

Is the Enpipe Line on the shelf at your library?

The other day, an Enpipeliner requested the Enpipe Line at her library. She shared 10 reasons why the library should carry the Enpipe Line: It’s beautiful poetry, high literary quality. It’s an excellent example of BC literature that should be publicly available. It’s an important historical document of an urgent situation today. It’s edited by […]

Dear rivers

By Alex Leslie | Yesterday I read at a poetry event honouring the work of Chief Dan George — the reading was part of the Salish Sea summer gathering hosted by the Tsleil Waututh nation in the Burrard Inlet, not far from where I grew up in Vancouver. The Tsleil Waututh are currently fighting Kinder Morgan’s proposed […]