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.
On June 6, we’re delivering letters to MLAs and making some noise across the province to show there’s broad support for protecting old-growth forests.
Sierra Club BC's Education Program Manager James Davis is moving on from his role. While we're sad to say goodbye, we're excited to welcome Ciera DeSilva to our environmental education team.
Just as we cheered a temporary win in old-growth slated for the chopping block near the Juan de Fuca Trail, field assessments on the north island revealed fresh and shocking new destruction.
Northern British Columbia communities and grassroots groups, alongside labour organizations and environmental groups throughout BC and Canada, are reacting with disbelief to the Senate Transport Committee’s recommendation to reject Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act.
Sierra Club BC has joined a coalition of more than 85 organizations and 75 prominent Canadians including unions, faith groups, artists, scientists and Indigenous leaders in endorsing the Pact for a Green New Deal.
The Columbia River is the largest river in North America’s Pacific Northwest. The sprawling watershed has been used as a primary hub of transportation and trade linking many different Indigenous peoples since ancient times. The river is known as swah'netk'qhu (the big river) by the Sinixt people of the Arrow Lakes area.
Sierra Club BC’s Education Team has been hard at work! Just last week, we delivered thirteen school-based workshops and two professional development workshops for teachers in Treaty 8 territory of the Dane-zaa people.
Join us to hear Dahr Jamail read from his book "The End of Ice", describe his journey, and engage in dialogue with the audience.
Please join us for a town hall discussion of the Green New Deal on May 23 in Victoria.
Wah’nah’juss Hilth’hooiss (Meares Island) contains spectacular ancient rainforests that make Clayoquot Sound legendary around the world.
The Skagit Valley in southwestern BC contains lush forests and wetlands nestled among the towering Cascade Mountains.
The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail is a scenic, rugged 47-kilometre trail that runs from Mystic Beach to Botanical Beach on southwest Vancouver Island.