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On The Line: Conversations Along The Pipeline Route


Talk about timely! On The Line is a eco-documentary that follows the two filmmakers, Frank Wolf and Todd McGowan, on a 2,400 kilometre self-propelled journey by foot, bike, raft, and kayak as they walk the route through Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, that the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline would follow, were it to become a reality. Their quest, they say, is to uncover the truth:


If you’re in Winnipeg, there’s a showing of On The Line at the Reel Green Film Festival tonight.  For a list of upcoming screenings across Canada, go to the On The Line website.

Here’s Frank Wolf speaking last year at TEDx Georgia Strait:

4 Comments leave one →
  1. 2012/02/03 8:59 am

    Thank you. Embridge wants to bring dirty crude oil from Alberta tar sands to Portland, Maine. We are fighting the Keystone XL in the USA and we will fight Embridge.

    • 2012/02/03 9:11 am

      We, the people – parents, young people, grandparents – need to get too connected to fail. It’s time for our governments to become more responsive to their citizens than to corporations.

  2. 2012/02/03 4:03 pm

    They must be feeling the pressure, given today’s announcement. Weak response, more of a PR stunt, methinks. Writing my blogpost now!

  3. 2012/02/03 5:24 pm

    Yes, just a few years too late to start adequate monitoring, and it only happened because of pressure from First Nations and a few courageous voices like Dr. Schindler from the U of Alberta and family practitioner Dr John O’Connor.

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