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upcoming events and calls for support

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Dear Friends of SJS,

Community unites for Earth Walk on Saturday

 

April 22, 2015

 

VICTORIA, BC — More than 70 community organizations have pledged their support as co-sponsors of the 35th Annual Earth Walk for Peace and the Planet, happening this Saturday, April 25 beginning at 11:00 am at the BC Legislature Lawn for a walk to Centennial Square for speakers and live music.

 

The walk and festivities will feature 11-year-old Rupert Yakelashek, champion of the Blue Dot movement for environmental rights, as Master of Ceremonies, joined by his 8-year-old sister Franny.

 

"Earth Walk is a good time to get inspired to keep helping the earth as it is our only home," says Rupert Yakelashek, who spearheaded the regional movement to secure declarations of environmental rights in municipalities from Victoria and Saanich and Sooke to communities up Vancouver Island and on the mainland. "I hope to see many...

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Join us Monday, April 27th for Tribal Parks 101!

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Volunteers Urgently Needed and Appreciated!



Volunteers to Contact Candidates Needed!

The federal election could be upon us anytime, and we want Canadians to know where each candidate stands on proportional representation. To make every vote count in Canada, we need to elect 170 MPs (a majority) committed to passing proportional representation into law.

We can do it.

Read more: Volunteers Urgently Needed and Appreciated!

[UVic-sustainability] News and Events for the Week of April 21st

NEWS:

 

On March 31st, the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability announced the winners of the Student Sustainability Champion Awards. Congrats to Emily Thiessen and Leat Ahrony on receiving the award. A big thanks to our winners and all the nominees for their contributions to sustainability at UVic!

 

Exams are finished on Wednesday. Happy summer to all of you students from the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability!

 

AT UVIC:

 

POLAR BEARS II: POLAR BEARS IN SUMMER/FALL

Thursday, April 23rd, 7:00PM

Polar bears are remarkably resilient to changing climate: they've survived a multitude of past climate shifts, some of inconceivable magnitude. These lectures will teach you some little-known facts about Polar bears and their arctic sea ice habitat, with some historical context. See the UVic site to sign up for attendance. Hosted by Continuing Studies.

 

RISKY BUSINESS: IDENTIFYING PRIORITIES FOR ECOSYSTEM-BASED...

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Earth Walk for Peace and the Planet - Saturday April 25

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Join this year's
Earth Walk for Peace and the Planet

Saturday, April 25, 11:00 am
Gather at the Legislature Lawns
Victoria, Coast Salish territory

Join the parade led by Samba du Soleil to Centennial Square, for live music including Marimba Mufaro, speakers and festivities! Bring your banners, signs, flags and flowers. Drums, noisemakers, puppets and people younger and older are welcome and encouraged to participate!

Together, let's proclaim our commitment to a peaceful world that respects ecological systems and the communities they sustain!
All Welcome! 

Join and Share on Facebook

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We got the Mindbombs - you light the fuse.

Hey all you meme warriors out there,

The gloves are off and we’re running a 15-second attack ad on CBC against Prime Minister Harper to be aired during the NHL hockey playoffs.

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OPEN CINEMA: Secret Trial 5 Recap + Season 12 Wrap

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[evoz] Celebration of Life for Camilla Morrow

In loving memory of our dear friend Camilla Morrow.   Dear Friends,   We are celebrating the life of our wonderful friend Camilla who embodied the spirit of love and laughter:     Saturday, April 25th   6:00 – 7:30 potluck and beverages (wine and byob)   7:30 - 9:30 pm – poetry reading, music, stories/memories, open mic   Garry Oak Room at the Fairfield – Gonzales Community Centre adjacent to the             Sir James Douglas school on Thurlow Road   “He played, I danced – whatever more did a wanderer want…” Camilla’s poem, “Musicman”   Play an instrument, perform a song, tell a story or recite a poem.   Please send your digital photos of our lovely friend to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Some will be selected for a rotating slide presentation. For those of you that are away and unable to attend, please feel welcome to send a short message that we can share. (This email...

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[evoz] Casc is one of many sponsors

Earth Walk for Peace and the Planet

Saturday, April 25, 11:00 am
Gather at the Legislature Lawns
Victoria, Coast Salish territory

Join the parade led by Samba du Soleil to Centennial Square, for live music including Marimba Mufaro, speakers and festivities! Bring your banners, signs, flags and flowers. Drums, noisemakers, puppets and people younger and older are welcome and encouraged to participate!   Together, let's proclaim our commitment to a peaceful world that respects ecological systems and the communities they sustain!  All Welcome!

Join and Share on Facebook               https://www.facebook.com/events/911871192168440

BCSEA Followers Survey - Share your thoughts!


BCSEA is a non-profit society that relies on memberships to advance the low-carbon economy. Will you please join us?

BCSEA Followers Survey - SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS!

BCSEA invites you to share your experience as a follower of our work!

Your feedback will help us explore why current BCSEA followers support our organization, will better inform future planning processes aimed at recruiting new supporters, and will improve our effectiveness as an organization. Data gathered will be used for internal purposes only and will not be shared outside BCSEA.

To participate, visit our online survey.

 

We thank you for your participation!

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[evoz] is Venezuela a threat to North America???

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Victoria Day of Action Against Bill C-51 - April 18th

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Dear Friends of SJS,

SATURDAY APRIL 18

Victoria Day of Action Against Bill C-51

Saturday April 18 at 12 Noon
Millie's Lane (Yates Street, between Douglas and Blanshard)
Join the event on Facebook

Bill C-51 is coming up for its third and final vote in the House of Commons when Parliament resumes on April 20th.

We're having another Canada-wide Day of Action on April 18th, with the Victoria event beginning in Millie's Lane, right next to Odeon Alley, on Yates St. (between Douglas and Blanshard). We will meet here at Noon and from there we will be going to Centennial Square where we will have a Block (C-51) Party! Join us for speakers, updates and rallying!

Last month saw a beautiful day of solidarity across the entire country. Victoria's turnout was well over 2000 people - a massive accomplishment for a city its size.

In the wake of the Day of Action, amendments started being made, as people hit the streets and...

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In 2011 I didn't know who was Prime Minister.


                  Hi PAOV,

My name is Cameron MacLeod. I’m part of the comedy writing team at SHD. I’ve made a short video about myself if you’re interested in learning a little bit more about me.

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Help us attack Prime Minister Harper on CBC's NHL Playoffs


Hey all you eco-warriors,

Last Wednesday, a freighter leaked toxic fuel into a bay near Adbusters HQ. Already the impact has been devastating to our shorelines, wildlife and community — despite it having been a relatively small spill.

Read more: Help us attack Prime Minister Harper on CBC's NHL Playoffs

Mount Polley Mine Disaster: Never Again!

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Upcoming Events: Lessons from Greece, "Call Mr. Robeson" play & Block Bill C-51 Party

Two events you may be interested in as activists.  Remember if Bill C-51 is passed without many revisions, you will not be able to protest most anything!!!

The presentation will be followed by an open discussion. All welcome.
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1. CALL MR. ROBESON: A LIFE, WITH SONGSTayo Aluko brings to life Paul Robeson in a compelling one-man play
Thursday April 16 at 8:00 pmVictoria Event Centre1415 Broad St., Victoria
Tickets $20 / $18eventbrite.ca & at the doorJoin, share & invite others to the event
Celebrate this great actor, singer, & civil rights campaignerWinner, Best Musical Performance, Atlantic Fringe, Halifax, NS, 2013 Winner, Best Solo Show, Stratford-upon-Avon, Fringe 2013Triple Winner, (Impresario Award, Best Actor, Best Original Work), London (Ont.) Fringe 2012
Sponsored by: Victoria Multi-Cultural Society | Social Environmental Alliance | BC Black History Awareness Society | UVic Department of History | UVic Cultural, Social and Political Thought Program | UVic Social Justice Studies
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Turn Andrew Nikiforuk Loose this Federal Election


He's an old style journalist the powerful want muzzled. Canada needs his reporting.

By David Beers, 9 Apr 2015, TheTyee.ca  

Andrew Nikiforuk

Reader funding gives The Tyee the power to publish truth tellers like Andrew Nikiforuk.

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Andrew Nikiforuk is one of Canada's most brilliant and fearless journalists, piling up awards for his books on energy, the environment and politics.

He is eager to cover the coming federal election for The Tyee. But he needs the funds to travel and report as only he can.

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How are you celebrating Earth Day?

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Robeson play, Bill C51 and more

Dear Friends of SJS,
Reminder to join us this week for Call Mr. Robeson on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:00 at the Victoria Event Centre (see http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/call-mr-robeson-tickets-15645432911)


Bill C51 protest:
Please consider adding your name to the letter to Harper from Canadian Journalists for Free Expression at  

https://cjfe.org/resources/protest_letters/open-letter-prime-minister-harper-bill-c-51-cannot-be-salvaged-it-must-be-



Reminder of the Faith in Action meeting tomorrow about organizing for social justice, April 15, 11:00 to 1:00, St. Patrick’s Church Hall, 2060 Haultain St.   

 

The City Talks 

Spring 2015: Racism, Memory, and Politics in the European City


Sponsored by the UVic Committee for Urban Studies and the European Union Centre of Excellence

How Can the European Left Deal with the Threat Posed by Xenophobia?

 

Glyn Ford

Steering Committee of Unite Against Fascism and former member of the European Parliament

 

Thursday, April 16,...

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