Creekstone Press

Northern BC's publisher


Review of The Enpipe Line: 70,000 km of poetry written in resistance to the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal

One doesn’t need to dig too deep these days to strike oil.

Across the country, the words Enbridge, pipeline, and tar sands have spilled into the media, erupted across Twitter feeds, and been plastered across placards. Even words like bitumen and crude have become common parlance. Eyes have turned to Enbridge Inc., and discussions surrounding the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline have been volatile: the project would see 525,000 barrels of petroleum piped daily from Bruderheim to Kitimat, bisecting two provinces and traversing 1,177 kilometers of forests, mountains, and waterways. Marr the wilderness to bury toxins? A group of poets is calling foul….

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