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Take your adventures outside this Spring Break!

Looking to get the kids outdoors and into nature over the spring break? Interested in joining a group of like-minded kids and families? Check out my recommendations for keeping nature-connected and learning something new this spring break.
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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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B.C. made into sacrifice zone for Trudeau’s incoherent climate and energy policy

Sierra Club BC's statement from campaigns director Caitlyn Vernon in response to today’s pipeline announcements by Prime Minister Trudeau.
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Sierra Club BC statement on BC Opposition proposal to ban trophy hunting of grizzly bears

Sierra Club BC supports ending the trophy hunting of grizzly bears. We recognize and respect the ban on trophy hunting of grizzly bears that First Nations in the Great Bear Rainforest have already implemented in their territories.
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Sierra Club BC statement of support & respect for Ktunaxa ʔaknumu¢tiŧiŧ & the Qat’muk Declaration

Six years ago today, Ktunaxa Nation made public their affirmation of their ʔaknumu¢tiŧiŧ with respect to the sacred lands and waters of Qat’muk.
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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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Only Foolproof Way to Stop Spills is to Stop Tankers: B.C.’s five conditions still not met and never can be

Today’s announcement of improved spill response doesn't make coastal communities any safer from the risks posed by an increase in tankers.
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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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Bella Bella Disaster a Reminder of the Need for a Strong Tanker Ban

The recent sinking of the Nathan E. Stewart tug near Bella Bella in the Great Bear Rainforest has underscored the urgency of a permanent, legislated oil tanker ban.