Hunger Strike Planned Against Alberta Crude

Students and staff at an elementary school near the western coast of Canada announced plans to wage a hunger strike to raise awareness about plans for an oil pipeline from Alberta. Their strike would coincide with hearings about Enbridge energy's plans for the region. The school has said it aims to raise awareness about the perceived dangers of the project through its campaign. While the Canadian government said the benefits outweigh the risk, the school has said it's not worth endangering the environment.  Enbridge and the Canadian government…

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