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The Gore Effect Comes to Calgary

In Calgary, an anti-Keystone pipeline group staged an indoor protest in the walkway between the headquarters of Enbridge and TransCanada Corp.:

Chantal Chagnon with the Idle No More movement, said they’re trying to get the attention of the energy industry and the Canadian Parliament to the growing global opposition to “pipelines, tar sands expansions and other polices that contribute to runaway climate change.”

“We’re seeing the effects of global warming and we can’t keep denying it because obviously something is happening,” Chagnon said.

As you can see, only a handful of protesters turned out:

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The organizers had expected more, but inclement weather kept the turnout down:

Originally about 300 people were slated to participate in the Calgary protest, but due to a snow storm only about 50 showed up.

This is what the scene looked like outdoors:

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The Gore Effect strikes again!

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