Stop TMX Reconnection March and Sacred Fire

March from TMX resistance site Holmes Creek Protection Camp to Watch House on the 3rd anniversary of the Watch House.


Three years ago, ten thousands of us joined Indigenous leaders to build a traditional Coast Salish Watch House in the path of a pipeline.


Join us TOMORROW, Wednesday March 10 at 2:00 pm to support Protectors taking bold action at the construction site, then join the Reconnection March to the Sacred Fire at the Watch House, in celebration of the 3-year anniversary. The march will retrace our footsteps 3 years ago, it is 5 km with an incline. If you can’t make the march, please meet us at the Watch House at around 4:15 pm for the gathering around the Sacred Fire.


Roxanne Charles of the Semiahmoo Nation invites you to “please join us on this beautiful spring day to celebrate. To connect on the land and use our voices to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. To take a stand for the children, animals, trees, salmon, water, generations to come and all those struggling at this time.”


Start Point

WHERE: Start at Holmes Creek Protectors Camp on North Road, just south of Highway 1 overpass

WHEN: 2:00 PM PST - 4:15 PM PST

TRANSIT: From Lougheed Skytrain walk south on North Road to Hwy 1 overpass.
PARKING: Lower Hume Park has some parking, as does Hannam Mall Parking


End Point

WHERE: Kwekwexnewtxw Watch House, Burnaby Soccer Field 200

8505 Forest Grove Dr

WHEN: around 4:15 PM PST
TRANSIT: 136 bus, Lougheed Station, or 52877 for the 136 bus, Brentwood Station


(It is easy to miss the soccer field since it is not well marked, so please see the map or the nearest bus stops, text 52844 for the 136 bus, Lougheed Station, or 52877 for the 136 bus, Brentwood Station. Walk up to the parking lot, where you’ll see a public washroom, to the right of that up a slight hill is the soccer field. You can find a map here: 


We’re reconnecting on the same day now, as work picks up again on the tar sands pipeline and tanker project, after months of shutdowns due to safety concerts, worker death and dismemberment and flouting of Covid protocols, all witnessed by an alliance of groups including Sustainabiliteens, Mountain Protectors, 1308 Trees, Protect the Planet - Stop TMX, BROKE, Burnaby Climate Hub, Extinction Rebellion, Climate Convergence, Colony Farms Parks Association, 350 Vancouver, the Stop TMX coalition and more. 


Unlike Trans Mountain, we will scrupulously adhere to physical distancing and recommend double masking. 


In solidarity!

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 14:00