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With just ten days left for Northern Gateway decision, blockades training underway

Participants simulate a peaceful blockade (Shaam Semere/CBC).

The federal goverment has just ten days left to decide whether the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project will go ahead.

Even if the answer is 'yes', that won't likely be the end of the debate.

A number of people are preparing to fight the pipeline through protests and blockades.

This weekend in Prince George there were two days worth of workshops gave tips on how to blockade safely and legally.

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Enbridge gives $100,000 to Coast Mountain School District


Is it the right fit for the right need -- or simply a way of buying off a community that opposes Enbridge's Northern Gateway project?
We speak with public relations specialist Mark Wolfe about Enbridge's $123,000 donation to the Coast Mountain School District.

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Opponents of Northern Gateway prepare to fight with protests and poetry as Joint Review panel makes its recommendations

Grafitti in downtown Prince George captures the tension between opponents and proponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline project. (Betsy Trumpener/CBC)

The Joint Review Panel makes its recommendations on the Northern Gateway pipeline this afternoon.

Former president of the Haida Nation and B.C.'s former chief Treaty Commissioner Miles Richardson believes the recommendations will be in favour of the project, and is preparing for a fight.

"People in the northwest of the province, on the coast, have very serious concerns about the potential effects on their way of life, on the health of their waters, on their lands... They're not gonna just let some panel process whitewash their concerns"

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Carole Brown is one of those opponents. She is a school teacher in Prince Rupert who is fighting Northern Gateway with poetry.

After Enbridge placed poems about the ocean in newspapers, she decided to fire back with some poetry of her own, warning about the risks a pipeline project could pose to oceans.

Daybreak's George Baker went with her as she asked businesses to display the poetry on their doors and windows.

Listen to George Baker's story on Carole Brown's anti-Enbridge poetry:

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