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A Story with Two Ends



Award-winning Canadian authors Andrew Nikiforic and Ian McAllister embark on speaking tour highlighting how 
Alberta Tar Sands developments  are set to collide with BC's remarkable coastline.    (Poster attached)

Award-winning Canadian authors Andrew Nikiforic and Ian McAllister embark on speaking tour highlighting how 
Alberta Tar Sands developments  are set to collide with BC's remarkable coastline.    (Poster attached) 
Join Ian McAllister, Conservation Director of Pacific Wild, and journalistAndrew Nikiforuk as they describe the beauty and complexity of British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest and look at how Canada's dirty oil industry threatens BC and our nation. 
Ian and Andrew are outlining the stories surrounding both ends of the proposed Enbridge pipeline, from the Alberta Tar Sands to Kitimats pristine waters.  This compelling muti-media presentation will provide an in-depth and intimate view along the pipeline and tanker route. 
  
Bios: 
For the last two decades, Andrew Nikiforuk has written about energy, economics and Western North America for a variety of Canadian publications including The Walrus, Maclean's, Canadian Business, The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine, Georgia Straight, Equinox and Harrowsmith.  His latest book, Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of the Continent, has won him the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award and the W.O Mitchell City of Calgary Book Award. Nikiforuk lives with his wife and three sons in Calgary, Alberta.  Whether speaking or writing about melting glaciers, educational shams, peak oil, or the destruction of the boreal forest, Nikiforuk has earned a reputation as an honest and provocative voice in Canadian journalism. 
  
Ian McAllister is a leading advocate for BC's wild places.  His conservation efforts have won Time Magazine's "Leader for the 21st Century Award." His photography was recently awarded the North American Photography Associations Vision Award and both his books on the BC coast have won the BC Booksellers Choice Award.   He is a co-founder of the BC -based wildlife conservation group Pacific Wild, a non-profit dedicated to wildlife research, public education and informed advocacy. He lives on the central coast of BC with his wife and two children.

UBC-Thurs. Nov. 26th   
Norm Theatre, 
UBC Student Union Building    
12:30-2pm  FREE      
   
Burnaby-Thurs. Nov. 26th 
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts 
6450 Deer Lake Ave. 7:00 pm   $5 suggested donation   

Vancouver-Wed. Nov. 25th 
Heritage Hall, 
3102 Main Street 
7:30-9:30pm   $5 suggested donation      

Victoria - Sun. Nov. 22nd 
Alix Goolden Theatre,  907 Pandora 
7-9:30pm  $5 suggested donation    

Sidney - Mon. Nov. 23rd 
Bodine Family Hall, 
Mary Winspear Centre  
7-9:30pm  $5 suggested donation 

UVic - Tues. Nov. 24th 
Room A110  SS&M Building, UVic 
2:30pm FREE   

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