The territories of struggle have not stopped multiplying in Gaspé:
- exploration and extraction continues with Petrolia, Junex, MundiRegina, Resources Qc and others
- transportation of petrol with CTI, Transcanada and CN
The penninsula is under attack from every direction, without consultation with the settler habitants nor the indigenous peoples (a backdoor deal with a band council leader does not count!) and the government is relying on the oil companies as the only sources of information. Everything is at stake: the gradual transformation these territories into a world entirely reliant on oil and gas. There is pressure from out west; the tar sands are looking for a port out east to transport their oil and pressure at home : young exploration companies are looking to establish themselves and see their stocks grow in Toronto.
The consequences are disastrous, notably for the quality of water in the Gaspé penninsula. We risk saying goodbye to the ability to drink our water, grow food from ground or fish in the rivers.
Here are the regions threatened :