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More than 120,000 people have signed petitions, postcards and letters calling for an immediate halt to construction. Petitions were presented to BC MPs today as they prepared to return to the House of Commons after a Parliamentary break.
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We stand at a moment in time where we are witnessing clear threats to our environment and our social structures. It is a moment that demands action, whether that be action to defend our civil liberties, our rights to security, our rights as women, or simply the planet. Women are at the forefront of resistance to these threats.
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It's official—the BC election period has begun. From now until Election Day, the rules make it difficult for Sierra Club BC to draw attention to issues you care about like the Site C dam, Kinder Morgan tankers and protecting old-growth forests. That’s why we need your help more than ever.
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What's the deal with the Site C dam? Here are five short videos that help explain how the BC government got us into this mess, and why we need to stop this dam in its tracks.
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As many of you know, by the time you read this note I will no longer be Executive Director. I will remain involved in the conservation movement as long as I am able – putting my energy toward defending nature, moving off a carbon-based economy and reminding people that their health is directly linked to a healthy environment. I thank you for your confidence in Sierra Club BC, and please continue to support the good work we do.
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Did you know that as a BC Hydro ratepayer you are subsidizing projects like the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tankers proposal and Petronas’ liquefied fracked gas plant at Lelu Island? Sierra Club BC's new video and report, "Hydro Bill Madness," shows just how bad a deal we're being sold.
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Based upon a process initiated by Sierra Club BC, UNESCO visited the Peace River Valley to investigate how the Site C dam endangers Wood Buffalo National Park. The newly released report strongly criticizes Canada for failing to protect its largest World Heritage Site. This report demonstrates the Trudeau government should never have allowed any approvals for the Site C megadam in the first place.
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For our Peace Valley Campaigner Galen Armstrong, thinking of the people who are most directly facing the consequences of the Site C dam is what motivates him to keep going. Even if it sometimes feels like the odds are stacked us, what we are doing makes a difference and it's still possible to stop the dam.
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Join four bold, persistent women who are fighting for the land at Standing Rock, to stop the Site C dam and to keep our waters free from oil tankers for an evening of storytelling, inspiration and conversation. March 13 in Victoria.
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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.