Maia Wikler

Watch Episode 4, “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Isabella Zizi

Isabella grew up in Richmond, CA living roughly two miles away from the Richmond Chevron Refinery. Just one month after her high school graduation, on August 6, 2012, the refinery had a massive explosion that sent 15,000 residents to the hospital. This is when she knew work had to be done. Since then, her community-based organizing has taken…
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Watch Episode 3 “Wellhead to Tidewater” with Anjali Appadurai

Anjali Appadurai from Sierra Club B.C. and the Padma Centre for Climate Justice spoke on the webinar episode about the global climate movement and organizing against climate change, and what this pipeline’s impact on Canada’s commitment on greenhouse gas emissions and the global South. Anjali’s family comes from Humble Nadu, a state in India’s southernmost tip.…
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Episode 1: “Wellhead to Tidewater” with WCEL’s Eugene Kung is now online!

We had an amazing 720 people sign up for our Pull Together organizing webinar series. Just a week after the TMX Federal Court decision, it was amazing to have Tsleil Waututh lawyer Eugene Kung on the call to walk us through the next steps for Indigenous legal action and to inspire us with how many…
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The Fight to Stop Trans Mountain is Far from Over

Today, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed significant Indigenous legal challenges to Trans Mountain: a disappointing decision that vitally affects the First Nations on the pipeline and tankers route, and cuts deep for many of us.   The 100-page decision focused primarily on a narrow range of issues allowed to be litigated in the judicial…
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A Pull Together Birthday Party Success!

Tamiko, a Vancouver local and Pull Together supporter, organized her birthday party around raising funds to support the First Nations pursuing legal challenges to stop TMX! 51 people showed up at the Unitarian Church for an evening of food, stories and games such as charades, name that tune (music and movies from the 60’s,70’s etc…
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First Nations stand together against Trans Mountain: Federal Court of Appeal begins new round of hearings in Vancouver

It was an emotional day. While the messages were sombre, the feeling was overwhelmingly positive as Nations stood together to have their cases heard before the Federal Court of Appeal. On December 16th, representatives of Indigenous communities fighting the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project (TMX) gathered in a demonstration of unity and resolve. Their…
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