Book Launch - Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent by Andrew Nikiforuk

November 4, 2008 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Parkland Institute is happy to be co-hosting the Edmonton launch of Andrew Nikiforuk's new book entitled Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent. Details for the launch event are as follow:

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, November 3, 2008
ETLC 1-001, University of Alberta (map)

Andrew Nikiforuk is a well known, award-winning Canadian journalist who has written about education, economics, and the environment for the past two decades. His work has appeared in Saturday Night, Report on Business, Chatelaine, Georgia Straight, Equinox, Harrowsmith and both national newspapers. He is also the author of four books on topics ranging from
Saboteurs to Mad Cow.

In his latest book Andrew tackles his most ambitious topic to date: the Alberta Tar Sands. Come hear Andrew as he introduces us both to his book and to the pitfalls, disasters and greenwashing all rampant in the tar sands.

Event sponsored by: Greenpeace, Council of Canadians Prairie Region, Sierra Club Prairie Chapter, Public Interest Alberta, Greenwoods' Bookshoppe, Parkland Institute.


Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-001
University of Alberta (off 116 Street at 92 Avenue)
Edmonton , AB