Champions

Lena Laforet’s passionate call for us to Pull Together

“Imagine if bulldozers started digging in your backyard without your request or your permission. And: then they got away with it.  That would never happen in Canada: except on Indigenous People’s land. Why are some people’s rights to their land honoured and some not?” So begins teacher and activist Lena Laforet’s  powerful message on her…
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When it comes to stopping Kinder Morgan, Tofino means business

In celebration of Earth Day, Tofino is Pulling Together! The incredible Bonny of Clayoquot Action in Tofino BC has organized a fantastic week of Pull Together fundraising on the Pacific Rim, in Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations territory. Businesses are offering tours, selling microbrews, “surfing for salmon”, and serving up baked treats to defend the coast from Kinder…
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Salish Sea Tour: island hopping for climate justice!

All along this tour we spoke with so many passionate and powerful people who will never let this pipeline be built. Coastal communities understand what is at stake and are following the leadership of Indigenous peoples, who continue to protect these lands and waters as they have since time immemorial. Many are standing with First Nations against Kinder Morgan because they are deeply committed to decolonization and environmental justice. Others are driven by the simple understanding that the water connects us all, and that when it comes to an oil spill the tideline is everyone’s frontline.
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UBC Environmental Law Group turns rags to riches with giant clothing swap/sale!

UBC’s Environmental Law Group found an original way to support Pull Together. They held a clothing, footwear and accessories sale. Such an easy way to pull together friends, recycle those unwanted items and turn spring cleaning into cash. Organizers say, “Together we raised $1,123 for RAVEN Trust’s Pull Together campaign! Thank you so much for donating, shopping,…
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Pull Together House Party

Hosts of an upcoming house party “fun”draiser shard their thinking behind the great idea of opening their home – and getting their dancing shoes on – for Indigenous legal rights. “We are so excited and grateful to be hosting this event on the Coast Salish territories of WSANEC on the land of the Tsawout First…
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