Pull Together

Cyclists span the entire country for Pull Together

We received this amazing letter today and it’s a PING PING EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT!! “This summer, I’ll be biking from Ottawa to Vancouver with Sarah! We’re biking to raise money for the Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater, and Squamish First Nations to take Kinder Morgan to court. The act of approving this pipeline represents a lot of things — prioritizing…
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Sponsor an Orca: a superpod of killer whales fundraises for Pull Together

Orca Sounding is an art project using whale sculptures and their human guardians, in a performance that reflects the wide spread knowledge of—both traditional and scientific— and love for these whales. Every person involved in the project is linked to an individual whale from the resident J, K, and L pods who live in the Salish Sea.…
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Protect all lifelines from Kinder Morgan

The Protect All Lifelines at UVic brought together Environmental Studies students and community members to raise awareness and funds for Pull Together! The combined perspectives of panelists  Eric Pelkey-hereditary chief of Tsawout nation , Ana Simeon, Bill Carroll, and Emi Belliveau provided attendees with a nuanced understanding of the risk this project poses to people, indigenous communities &…
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Our territory is not a sacrifice zone: Tsleil-Waututh councillor Charlene Aleck

When Prime Minister Trudeau made his announcement that he would approve the Kinder Morgan pipeline, I was struck but his certainty that this pipeline was absolutely safe. He said: “If I thought this project was unsafe for the B.C. coast, I would reject it.” How could he say that? How can he not know that hundreds of scientists have looked at this project and said that it isn’t safe? Not for the water and certainly not for the climate. The assessment that we had done by experts showed more than a 70 per cent chance of a serious spill in the next 50 years. Officials in Washington State have expressed serious concerns about Canada's inability to respond to a spill, even with the new commitments made by our Prime Minister. This is a drastic contradiction.
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Drum Making Workshop on Salt Spring Island

An all-day drum making workshop at a beautiful private home on Salt Spring Island for up to 15 participants. Led by Cowichan musician and artist Hweimtun. Each student will make their own drum; presentation includes ceremonial aspects and the opportunity to try many different drums. Ferry pick up and drop-off available. Cost $200 includes 14″…
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Walk for the Salish Sea

Join all or any part of this 4-day, family-friendly, broad-based citizen’s walk (or roll) over the Easter long-weekend, from Songhees to Tsleil-waututh territory, Victoria B.C to Burnaby, in unity and solidarity to protect global climate and marine ecosystems of the Salish Sea and surrounding communities from the threat of expanded tar sands pipelines and tanker…
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