Have you noticed anything unusual about the loonies in your wallet? Well, some of them may contain an oil slick.
Decals depicting the iconic loonie blackened by an oil slick were produced to protest the Northern Gateway project which will link Kitimat to Alberta with pipelines and tanker traffic. The Dogwood Initiative is opposed to tanker traffic in B.C.’s northern coast because of the risk of oil spills.
Starting last week, one-dollar coins featuring an oil-covered common loon — and the web address notankers.ca — started circulating across the country as part of a campaign against oil tankers off B.C.’s northern coast… [read the full story]