Entries by Anna Kemp

With Condolences: Tony Wind, Feb 16, 2016

We send our condolences and our appreciation to the family of Tony Wind, who passed on February 16, 2016. Tony, born in Vancouver, had many accomplishments in his life. Highly successful in the software field, he co-developed what became Crystal Reports, a worldwide leader in the software field. Tony was extremely proud that the research […]

Statement from Sierra Club BC on NASA data showing unprecedented increase of global temperatures

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA—In response to new NASA data showing global temperatures are rising faster than measured ever before, Sierra Club BC released the following statement from climate and energy campaigner, Larissa Stendie: “The data from NASA shows an alarming acceleration of global temperature increase. We are in a state of climate emergency and […]

Site C Update: An intense week for the Peace

On March 1, BC Hydro was given an injunction authorizing removal of a First Nations cultural camp at the historic site of Rocky Mountain Fort near the proposed dam site. Now BC Hydro is in a rush to finish clear-cutting a large portion of the riverbank on the Peace River before the migratory songbirds come back in March and logging has to stop.

INSIDE AND OUT: 10 EASY ACTIVITIES TO HELP CONNECT KIDS TO NATURE

By Kirsten Dallimore Whether you’re a parent looking for March break activities or a teacher looking for tips and tools for getting your class outside, the following activities will help you get your kids playing and learning in nature. Bring nature inside Collect pine cones, sea shells, rocks, sticks, leaves. Bring them inside and make […]

Respect for First Nations Means Stopping Site C

Prime Minister Trudeau has promised a new relationship with First Nations, based on respect for treaty and aboriginal rights. Write to Prime Minister Trudeau today and ask him to fulfill this commitment by halting work on the Site C dam. West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations are challenging the project in court. Yet BC Hydro continues to pursue an […]

Site C Dam construction must be halted until B.C.’s Auditor General completes much-needed independent review, wide array of groups say

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA –First Nations, labour, environmental and legal organizations are calling on the B.C. and federal governments to suspend construction of the Site C dam pending completion and full consideration of an independent review by B.C.’s Auditor General. Last year, the B.C. Auditor General’s office published a report noting that Site C was […]