When Gwyndolyn Nicholas replaced a billboard on the side of her Burns Lake health foods store with a new one earlier this month, she never imagined the fuss it would cause. While the old billboard advertised biscotti and sandwiches, the new one showed an idyllic mountain landscape with the words: “Pure water. Wild salmon. No Enbridge pipeline.”
A new video documentary by Webster Award-winning investigative journalist Sean Holman reveals why, exposing the secretive system of party discipline that stops MLAs from voting their conscience or for their constituents.
Story by Rob Shaw of the Times Colonist, Photo by Adrian Lam
A Greater Victoria sewage meeting devolved into procedural chaos Wednesday after politicians refused to finalize the “insane” option of a sludge facility at Hartland landfill. Hartland is the default option for a biosolid sludge treatment site, after furious residents forced the CRD to back away last month from a site on Viewfield Road in Esquimalt.
Posted in the Vancouver Media Co-op by Aaron Lakoff
Freda Huson is the spokesperson for the Unis'tot'en action camp. Since July 2010, the Unis'tot'en clan of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation have been successfully blockading 7 oil and gas pipelines from encroaching on their traditional territories.
"Our place names offer a direct connection to our languages, sacred histories, and creation stories, and the reclamation of these names is vital for the continuation and resurgence of our cultures and knowledge."
On May.22nd, hereditary chief WEC'KINEM (Eric Pelkey), with support from Songhees and the WSÁNEĆ tribes, will lead an action to reclaim the traditional name of PKOLS (formerly known as Mt. Douglas). Please support this action, and join us on May 22nd.
On: December 13, 7:30 pm
The Nautical Miles are an adventurous four-piece alt-roots band from Vancouver. Whether collaborating with jazz artists for mash-up performances, with visual artists for a year-long song-blog (http://
On: December 14, 12:00 pm
Now until December 14!
Tuesday – Saturday
Visual Arts professor Sandra Meigs is having her own solo exhibition concurrent with the Paradox exhibit. Meigs recently went underground to
On: December 14, 1:30 pm
Enjoy a free outdoor Christmas concert while you shop downtown. Performance by The Greater Victoria Concert Band’s Senior Band, directed by Michael Keddy.
Donations are gratefully accepted and will
On: December 15, 6:30 pm
Ladies Movie Night on Sunday, December 15th will be a showing of Little Women. Gather round for a festive evening and look for the scenes that were filmed in Victoria and at Craigdarroch! Wha
On: December 16, 9:00 pm
Join sex workers and their allies in an evening march to say violence against sex workers must stop now!
December 17th is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. The day calls att
On: December 21, 1:00 am
========== Join the circle for the December Solstice ==========
Meditate. Drum. Pray. Heal Mother Earth, her Peoples and all her Creatures.
Global Action - #OpMysticalActivism - is being organized a
On: March 06, 2014 9:00 pm
Permaculture BC (www.permaculturebc.com) is hosting it's Design Certificate Course in early 2014 at UVic. Classes are every second weekend, Sat & Sun, 9 to 5, Mar 7 to May 18. Discounts on course tuit
On: April 03, 2014 9:00 pm
This page showed me, in no uncertain terms, how much people out there care, and how much people want to reach out to help one another.
Over 850 people clicked that they were attending on this page,