At an Enbridge board meeting taking place at the King Edward Hotel King St. E. Toronto the Yinka Dene Alliance protest. against the proposed Tar Sands pipeline:


"Money and promises “are no good to us.”


“Our Nations will not be turned. We won’t trade the safety of our rivers, lands and fish that are our lifeblood,” Chief Jackie Thomas of Saik’uz said in a statement Wednesday. “Enbridge knows it can’t guarantee there will be no oil spills into our rivers.”


Chief Larry Nooski of Nadleh Whut’en said more than 80 First Nations in B.C. Are “totally opposed” to the proposed pipeline to move oil sands crude to the West Coast.


“Their project is against our laws. It will hurt us and hurt First Nations who live near the nightmare of the tar sands,” he said. “This project is not going to happen and we’ll use all the means we have under our laws to fight it.” Financial Post May 9 2012

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Taken on May 9, 2012