Opponents of the Kinder Morgan pipeline gave their feet a workout today on the fourth and final day of the Walk 4 the Salish Sea.
The self-described Coast Protectors were among those who marched all the way from Songhees territory in Victoria to the gates of the Kinder Morgan terminal on Burnaby land claimed by the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation.
Kinder Morgan hopes to triple bitumen shipments from Alberta to Burnaby through its Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project.
If completed, it will result in approximately 400 oil tankers per year travelling through Burrard Inlet.
It was endorsed by endorsed by the following organizations: Social Environmental Alliance (SEA) Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)-Coast Protectors, Pull Together (Raven Trust, Sierra Club BC, Force of Nature Alliance) Burnaby Residents Opposed to Kinder Morgan Expansion (BROKE) Greenpeace (Victoria volunteer group), Leap-Victoria, Victoria Council of Canadians, Turning the Tide, KAIROS, BC/Yukon chapter, KAIROS Metro Vancouver chapter, Wilderness Committee, Greenpeace Canada, North Shore No Pipeline Expansion (NSNOPE), Non-violence International Canada, Climate Convergence Vancouver, Georgia Strait Alliance, Quaker Indigenous Rights Committee of the Canadian Friends Service Committee (QIRC-CFSC), Mining Justice Committee, Community Action Bus.
Below, you can see some images from today's march through Vancouver and Burnaby: