The Environment Team, also known as the Environment Committee, met in September to plan activities for the new year. Topics discussed ranged from pipelines to Sunday lunches, exciting new monthly Forums, another Intergenerational gathering of old and young activists, educational events on Alternative energy sources, … read more.
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Sunday October 7 Forum, 12:35pm
Four UCV members chose to cross the injunction line at the Kinder Morgan site and face arrest, jail time, and fines. One other member faces a lawsuit and potential bankruptcy. Why did they do this? Hear their personal stories and their … read more.
Rise for Climate
On Sept. 8th, 350.org organized over 900 events around the world to demonstrate our passion for stopping Climate Change. https://riseforclimate.org/
“…The test for real climate leadership is simple: leave fossil fuels in the ground and commit to 100% renewable energy. With hundreds of … read more.
When: September 8, 2018.
Where: Different events at different venues. Go to the link above and type in your city for local events or check out the following events:
At UCV, faith leaders and community from … read more.
At least 12 Vancouver (and Victoria) Unitarians gathered with hundreds of water protectors and families from across the Salish Sea to support the Protect the Inlet Flotilla on Saturday, July 14, 2018.
The flotilla of canoes and kayaks gathered and paddle together from the ancient village … read more.
The 2018 Earth Day Service was put on by the Environment Committee today. Guest speaker Aline Laflamme gave a moving, insightful sermon titled “All My Relations”. She spoke of the Indigenous view of what “relations” means as well as the responsibility that comes along with … read more.
The Environment Committee started the Save Our Salmon (SOS) letter writing campaign as a direct result of the great success of the Feb. 16, 2018 Wild Salmon Information and fundraiser event. http://tinyurl.com/yad2h8qn
Provincial tenures (leases) for 22 open net-pen salmon farms come up for renewal this … read more.