Clayoquot Sound is a spectacular labyrinth of rainforest, ocean, fjords, inlets and the territory of the aaḥuusʔatḥ (Ahousaht), hišqʷiʔatḥ (Hesquiaht) and ƛaʔuukʷiʔatḥ (Tla-o-qui-aht).
Cypress Bowl area lies within the territory of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Tsleil-Waututh, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples. They are hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Hunq’eme’nem) speaking peoples who have lived in the area and stewarded it since time immemorial.
Episode 7 invites us to rethink our approach to land as we transition to clean energy.
On June 6, concerned local residents demonstrated outside seventeen MLA offices and demanded immediate action to protect BC forests.
The federal government finally announced that we are in a climate emergency. The next day, they approved the Trans Mountain tarsands pipeline expansion.
This month, Bill C-48 – the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act – and Bill C-69 – the Impact Assessment Act – both finally became law!
In Episode 6: We follow the money to see who owns energy, who profits, and who’s at risk of being left out in the cold.
səl̓ilw̓ət (Sleilwaut) is the Hun’qumyi’num name for Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm. It’s the place from which the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people derive their name. Tsleil-Waututh means “The People of the Inlet.” This marine area lies within the territory of the səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples.
We are thrilled to welcome Ciera DeSilva to our team as the new Education Program Manager!
Leave no trace. What does the three-word slogan really mean? Simply put, it is the best practice to follow to enjoy and protect our natural spaces. It’s a lot more than just packing out your garbage.
In Episode 5: Who pays when it comes to climate change?
Saying yes to the TMX pipeline and tankers project is saying yes to more record-breaking wildfire destruction, droughts, rising sea levels and acidifying oceans. We are in a climate emergency. We must act like we are.
The Sooke Hills are located on southern Vancouver Island within the territories of the T’Sou-ke First Nation and the Scia’new First Nation, also known as Beecher Bay. The Nations have used the area for many thousands of years for spiritual, food, medicinal and other purposes.