Ellen Page asks twitter followers to support Mi’kmaq water protectors – Enfield Weekly Press

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201960 Views

March 15, 2019

STEWIACKE: Water protectors at the Alton Gas site near Stewiacke have received support from a Halifax-born, Hollywood actress. On twitter, Oscar-winning actress Ellen Page threw her support behind Mi’kmaq land protectors who have been opposing a controversial plan to use water from the Shubenacdie River to create huge underground caverns to store natural gas for a dozen years.

In her tweet, Page asked her 1.48 million Twitter followers to “sign this petition to support our environment and indigenous rights!! Mi’kmaq water protectors have been protesting Alton Gas in Nova Scotia to save our land and water.”

She included a link for people to learn more by going to the petition, which is available at Change.org. The petition can be accessed

Read More: http://enfieldweeklypress.com/2019/03/15/ellen-page-asks-twitter-followers-to-support-mikmaq-water-protectors/

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