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.
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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.
For those of you who attended the Friday February 16 Wild Salmon Event and for those of you who couldn’t make it, here is the link to the video of the event.
If you would like to donate, click on the Maya’xala xan’s Awinakola (“Respect Our … read more.
Sii-am Hamilton wearing a beautiful Debra Sparrow blanket.
Drumming before entry into Sanctuary. This follows proper protocol of the visiting First Nations announcing who they are and asking permission to land (or enter). Cecilia Point then drummed and sang to welcome the newcomers to the Musqueam … read more.
Today members of the UCV Social Justice Committee and Environment Team took part in a rally to let Kinder Morgan know that we are STILL against bringing tar sands to the West Coast. While we were happy to see the rains return to our parched … read more.
The second All Ages Activists’ gathering was held Aug 12 at Trout Lake Park. This event was deliberately kept low key because so many of the young participants said they wanted to go but were out of town or working. Luckily the weather was warm … read more.