Author: EnvironmentNews

Intergenerational Activists Gathering. What Is This??

On Friday March 15, the UCV Environment Team is hosting another Intergenerational Activists Gathering.

What is this “Intergenerational thingamajig?” you wonder.

We are glad you asked!  Aside from the somewhat unwieldy name, the “Intergen dinner” (short hand title) first arose in 2017 from a chance encounter … read more.

Get RADICAL! With The Environment Team

At least 80 people braved our snowy Vancouver weather on Friday, Feb. 15 to come watch the incredible movie “The Radicals” – where environmentalism meets action sports. The filmmaker and some of those involved in the film provided commentary and answered questions. Over $1200 … read more.

Three Environmental Events Coming to UCV!

Whether you are a longtime environmentalist concerned about oil tankers and other issues, a social justice activist supporting First Nations concerns–or if you know nothing about these topics and feel now is a good time to start learning–the Environment Team is hosting three upcoming events … read more.

News from the Environment Team!

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.

Meet the Kinder Morgan Arrestees!

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.

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.