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.
Thanks to everyone who attended our 50th Anniversary Vancouver Gala. It’s because of you that this event was a smashing success! Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights from the evening.
Tom was an extraordinary environmentalist and social justice advocate who lived life large and with the clear intention to make a positive difference.
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.
Balancing the Canoe is a reflection and statement of accountability from Sierra Club BC, part of our process to better understand the historical and ongoing impact of our work as experienced by Indigenous peoples.
Sierra Club BC released the following statement from campaigns…
Please join Sierra Club BC at our Annual General Meeting in Vancouver.
Members of the Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance (CSCA) are congratulating the Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations for securing a key federal commitment to advance their land-use visions in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia, which will conserve the remaining ecologically-rare old growth forests in this iconic region.
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).
The Peace River is the foundation of a major watershed in northeastern BC. It lies within the territories of Treaty 8 First Nations. The 39 Nations who are signatories to Treaty 8 are part of the Sicannie (Sikanni), Slavey, Beaver (Dunne-za), Cree, Saulteau, Dene and Mechif linguistic groups.
Take a much needed break at Tofino Wilderness Resort. Nestled in Quait Bay on Nuu-chah-nulth territory, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the rugged coastal beauty of Clayoquot Sound.
This generously donated Nimmo Bay Resort “Nature and Nuture Retreat” package will be auctioned off at our Vancouver 50th Anniversary Gala Featuring Mother Mother