It’s with great sadness and excitement that the Sierra Club BC team says goodbye to Galen Armstrong, a core member of our team. We wish him all the best of luck in this next chapter!
Standing Up for the Sooke Hills—again
In the 1990s, our members were among the many voices calling for protection of the Sooke Hills. When the Province suggested it was considering a developing a roadway through this local treasure, we knew it was time to jump into action.
Dismissal of Treaty 8 First Nations’ Site C injunction request a disappointing step backward for reconciliation
Treaty 8 First Nations deserve to be heard on the question of whether flooding more than 100 kilometres of the Peace River and its tributaries would be an infringement of their treaty rights. This question needs to be addressed before the Peace Valley is flooded.
Forced separation: Site C, the Peace-Athabasca Delta and standing up against injustice
As we watch with disgust as children are separated from their families and detained on the US-Mexico border, we must also take a wide-eyed look at our history of forced separation of children from their families and Indigenous peoples from their land here in Canada.
What the heck is Sierra Club BC doing in Northern Alberta!?
Stunning and unprecedented footage has just been released from Wood Buffalo National Park, threatened by Site C and the tarsands. Peace Valley Campaigner Galen Armstrong was recently joined by journalist Judith Lavoie and photographer Louis Bockner on a 10-day journey to highlight the struggle to protect the globally significant Peace-Athabasca Delta.
Hitting the ground laughing: Volunteering with Sierra Club BC
Our Victoria and Volunteer teams have been hitting the streets to build the movement to defend old-growth forests on Vancouver Island. Lead Organizer Galen Armstrong shares about the clipboard-infused fun they've been up to... and how you can get involved.