Author Archives: EnvironmentNews

Protect the Inlet Flotilla

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.

Earth Day Service a success

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.

More photos (and details) from the Wild Salmon Event

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.

Kinder Morgan, We Still Say NO!

September 9, 2017

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 … read more.

Good day at All Ages Activist picnic

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.