It’s election time, and we’ve got volunteers on the phone lines now. They’re making calls almost daily to Sierra Club BC supporters like you to remind them to vote in the federal election on October 21.
Ecojustice and Sierra Club BC are in court this week to challenge the British Columbia government’s decision to exempt two Petronas Canada dams from environmental assessments — after the company had already gone ahead and built the dams unlawfully.
Last spring was Emily’s first time on a front line as she joined the movement to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Moments of connection with people Emily met at the Watch House in Burnaby have stuck with her, even with people she only knew for a few minutes. This is a comic about some of those moments, as we might be entering another construction season.
In July, with our lawyers at the BC Civil Liberties Association, we released the Protest Papers, thousands of pages of heavily redacted information that CSIS collected. CSIS spied on Sierra Club BC and others speaking up to oppose Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project.
Sierra Club BC released the following statement from campaigns…
On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we at Sierra Club BC recognize the ongoing jurisdiction of Indigenous peoples over their territories around the world and in particular here in this place now known as British Columbia.