Guest blog by Sierra Club BC member Frances Litman September…
The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations are pursuing legal action over the Site C dam with the goal of stopping the dam completely. Adrienne Peacock has provided this guest blog shining a light on the problem of mercury contamination of fish, one of the issues raised in the court case.
With proportional representation, all votes would count, no matter where you live. And election results under this more fair system would rebalance the political landscape across our province.
We recently sent a community survey to our supporters to hear how you think we’re doing. We wanted your feedback to inform our planning this year and into the future. More than 400 of you completed the survey, and we can’t thank you enough for your input!
Most of us have heard about how rainforests are in trouble and the rapid rate at which we are losing these spectacular ecosystems, along with the incredible diversity of species that depend on them. Close to home, very few know that the remaining old-growth forest on Vancouver Island is disappearing faster than natural tropical rainforests.
Derrick Leung is a volunteer with Sierra Club BC and an international student at the University of Victoria.