Sarah Harmer concert to raise funds for First Nations’ fight against Enbridge

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Sarah Harmer concert to raise funds for First Nations’ fight against Enbridge

Juno award-nominated singer and songwriter Sarah Harmer joins Chris Brown for a concert at the York Theatre in Vancouver to raise funds for First Nations’ legal defence against Enbridge and the Northern Gateway pipeline.

Sarah Harmer will be performing for Pull Together in Vancouver on March 24, 2015. Photo courtesy Sarah Harmer.

Juno-nominated singer/songwriter and activist Sarah Harmer will join Chris Brown of the Citizens Band on March, 24, for a performance at the York Theatre in Vancouver to benefit the Pull Together campaign. Also performing will be the Git Hayetsk Dancers and Kristi Lane Sinclair.

The Pull Together campaign, launched by Sierra Club BC and RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs) raises funds to support First Nations in their legal fight against the Northern Gateway pipeline.

Phase one of the campaign raised $350,000, and the second phase has just started.

“It’s very important,” says Harmer of the need to raise funds to do case prep and research for the court battles against the federal government and Enbridge.

“We’re on the deciding point for a lot of important long range visions for our future, economically, and obviously environmentally,” she says.

Harmer toured the Northern Gateway pipeline route and the various communities affected from the Athabasca tar sands, to Fort Chipewyan through to Kitimat. Read More…

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