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BC communities say no to Site C Dam

Momentum is heating up across the province on Site C – and we’ve been tapping into it like never before with our Great Site C Roadshow. In the span of just one month, eleven Site C awareness events were held in communities across British Columbia.
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Victory: We stopped Enbridge for good!

After years of tireless, selfless struggle—organizing, marching, petitioning, writing submissions and speaking at NEB hearings, getting spied on by our own government’s security apparatus, raising funds for First Nations legal challenges, you name it—we finally got what we were so passionately demanding: the cancellation of Enbridge.
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Sierra Club BC response to US election results

The sun rose today, as it always does, but we woke up to a profoundly changed world. A Trump presidency casts a frightening shadow over women, First Nations, people of colour, immigrants, the LGBTQ community and those whose faith sets them apart. It casts a shadow over Canada and generations to come.
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The Value of Place-Based Education

If you have ever moved or traveled to another place in the world, you understand what it means to be connected to place.
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Kinder Morgan panel report raises crucial questions for cabinet

The federal panel released its report this week, and it raises a series of crucial questions for the federal cabinet. Simply put, these questions make approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline impossible.
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Journey to the Peace Valley

The first thing I wanted to do as Peace Valley Campaigner was visit the Peace River Valley—to see it for myself for the first time, and to meet the people who have worked the longest and hardest to stop the incredibly foolish megadam proposal.
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Our Thanksgiving Gift

It is important throughout the year to ‘take stock’ and contemplate our lives, our fortunes and the plight of those who are less fortunate. Perhaps this is especially true at Thanksgiving.
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Respecting aboriginal rights fiscally smart

By signing permits to allow continued Site C dam construction last week, federal fisheries minister Dominic LeBlanc took a step that is seriously at odds with everything the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau government has said and done since October 18.
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Letter to Minister LeBlanc regarding Site C permit approval

On July 28, we were shocked and saddened to learn that DFO has issued permits for continued construction of the Site C dam, despite strong opposition by Treaty 8 First Nations, multiple court challenges, and an unprecedented Statement of Concern from over 350 scientists and the Royal Academy of Canada, who unanimously called on the federal government to revisit the Order in Council approving Site C, and to suspend the issuance of further permits pursuant to the Order in Council until it has completed an analysis of the project’s impact on Aboriginal and Treaty rights.
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Connecting with Vitamin N: A Ten-Year Reflection from One of Canada’s Leading Conservationists

When I read that Richard Louv had published Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life, it caused me to pause and reflect on my history with the child and nature movement.