Jun 21

Ask The City of Victoria to Say NO! To Nestle

Marianne Alto, Victoria City Councillor, who introduced and shepherded a resolution through the governance committee of the whole to make Victoria Canada’s second blue Community, posted a note this morning about Nestle lobbying the City of Victoria. A short excerpt is posted here.

Jun 16

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Help Victoria become a Blue Community

Help Victoria become a blue community! Update: 16-June The Governance and Priorities Committees of the Whole (consisting of the Mayor and full council) voted today to sponsor the Blue Community resolution for the June 23rd Council Meeting! The vote and discussion were overwhelmingly positive, let the Mayor and City Council know that you appreciate their […]

May 06

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Alberta Oil Spill Update: 8 hours between detection and shutoff

It appears that Plains All American Pipeline, responsible for Alberta’s worst pipeline spill in a long time, waited 8 hours to shutdown the flow of oil after they detected a problem, criminal negligence. Operators of an oil pipeline whose rupture created the largest Alberta spill in 36 years detected a potential problem nearly eight hours […]

May 04

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Huge Oil Spill in Alberta. Cover up by Regulators

The oil spill in Alberta has been downplayed by Alberta Government, The ECRB, and the media. Though it happened on Friday, the fact that the biggest oil spill in 30 years had occurred was not released till after the election. The ECRB is continuing to downplay the issue, but First Nations communities have been affected […]

Mar 21

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Event: The Public Trust Doctrine & the Future of Water in BC

  The Public Trust Doctrine & the Future of Water in BC Wednesday, March 23rd @ 7:00 pm Burnside Gorge Community, Activity Centre 471 Cecelia Road, Victoria BC RSVP on Facebook As a part of World Water Day activities we are very excited to host a presentation by Jim Olson, one of the world’s foremost […]

Feb 04

Action Alert: Stop the Introduction of a Water Market in the BC Water Act

This post is from Harjap Grewal, our BC/Yukon Regional Campaigner. ACT TODAY! A new provincial Water Act is expected to be introduced in 2012. Tell the BC Government that you do not want the introduction of a water market to allocate water in the new Water Act. Ask the government to support an allocation system […]