Protect the PlanetSTOP Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX)
Why the TMX Will Endlessly Spill Taxpayers' Money
Trudeau's boondoggle - $21.4 billion and rising - includes a sucker's deal that keeps Canadians forever on the hook, explains economist Robyn Allan. In an article in the Tyee, Allan lays out the true costs of the pipeline. See the article here.
The Magnitude of All Things
This award-winning documentary was launched in recognition of Earth Day, April 22. There will be ongoing opportunites to view the film after the Earth Day event.
The National Film Board of Canada, the Telus Fund, Cedar Island Films and Flying Eye Productions proudly present a film by Sundance and Genie award-winning-director Jennifer Abbott. This powerful new documentary merges stories from the frontlines of climate change with recollections of the loss of her sister, drawing intimate parallels between personal and planetary grief. Find out more in Events.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) adaptation report 'a damning indictment of failed global leadership on climate'
The report, issued on February 28, 2022, "is a dire warning about the consequences of inaction," said Hoesung Lee, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)." For more information, go to the website here.
Petitions and Letters
Tell Canada's major banks to break up with fossil fuels- Greenpeace
RBC, CIBC, BMO, TD, Scotiabank and Desjardins talk about respecting Indigenous rights and fighting climate change and, yet, they continue to finance fossil fuels. Canada's big 5 banks are among the top twenty-five global banks financing fossil fuels - RBC is the largest financier of fossil fuels in Canada (and fifth largest in the world), followed by Scotiabank, TD, BMO and CIBC. They have steadily increased their support for fossil fuels - providing over $910 BILLION to fossil fuel companies since the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015, which demanded strong action to reduce climate catastrophes. Find out more information and sign the letter here.
It's time to cancel the Trans Mountain pipeline - Georgia Straight Alliance
Our federal government promised that the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline would pay for a green transition. With news that the budget has increased to over $20 billion, it's clear this project will never make money for the public. This letter is asking Prime Minister Trudeau to cancel the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion. Please go to Letters and Petitions for more information.
Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Cabinet: Reconsider the Trans Mountain Pipeline - 350.Org
On February 18th, Trans Mountain announced the cost has risen to more than $21 billion. The Government of Canada responded to this by ending public funding of the project. This petition is asking the federal government to stop construction, reconsider and cancel this pipeline. Please go to Letters and Petitions for more information.
We live on the stolen & unceded territory of many Nations who have been protectors and friends of the Salish Sea and its watersheds since time immemorial. We are humbly grateful, especially to the host nations of ḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, for allowing & welcoming us to be here, and do this work in a good way on their traditional sacred lands.
We commit to honouring their leadership & being open to their teachings. We are honoured by the chances being offered to work alongside them as protectors of this sacred and beautiful land. In practice we redistribute 50% of all funds raised to Indigenous Land Defenders. We believe Land Back will begin to correct some of the wrongs of the past, and commit to supporting campaigns that lead in that direction.
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