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“Group Stages Mock Death Outside new RBC Branch in Protest of Bank’s Involvement in Dirty Oil”

2009

Maryam Adrangi on The Understory blog

“Feigned Collapses Represent Real Impacts of Tar Sands Destruction, and Water Pollution of First Nations Communities Throughout The Athabasca Delta”

Customers visiting RBC’s newly opened downtown banking centre today were met with the sight of motionless bodies strewn along the pavement in front of the bank entrance. The bodies were those of approximately x Rainforest Action Network (RAN) activists who, in protest against RBC’s continued financing of Alberta tar sands production, feigned death after symbolically drinking contaminated tar sands water.

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