Civil Liberties Watchdog Responds to Spying on Pipeline Opponents

VANCOUVER – The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA), civil society organizations and First Nations leadership are holding a press conference Thursday morning to announce a response to revelations of government surveillance and spying on environmental activists, First Nations, and other members of civil society opposed to the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project.

What: Announcement
When: 9:00 a.m. PST, Thursday, February 6, 2014
Where: Vancouver Public Library, lower level, Peter Kaye Room
Who: Representatives of the BCCLA, ForestEthics Advocacy, Dogwood Initiative, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs will be on hand to make statements and field questions.

Documentation on the response will be made available at tomorrow’s press conference.