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    Canadian Friends Service Committee E-Newsletter

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    We send information, events, and action opportunities your way, but now we'd like to hear from you. We've launched a short survey that takes only a few minutes to complete. We want to find out how we’re doing

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  • Jeffrey Sachs Presents Evidence of Possible Lab Origin of Covid-19

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  • Sound the Alarm for Wetsuweten May 26

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  • Elephants left to starve

    We can give them food...and freedom ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    Baby Asian elephant in captivity

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    When the pandemic shut down Thailand's tourism, thousands of captive elephants were shackled in chains and left to starve , their keepers no longer able to afford to feed them.

    But our friends at Save Elephant Foundation stepped in with an idea to save

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  • “The ruling is an insult”

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    PAOV — Last week, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous ruling that extreme intoxication can be used as a legal defence for sexual assault. This means that people accused of sexual assault can use their own excessive intoxication as an excuse against criminal charges. Fiorita is a

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  • If not now — when? If not us — who?!

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  • A message from Sleydo

    A, we are passing on this important message from our friend Sleydo’, spokesperson of Gidimt’en Checkpoint and Wet’suwet’en land defender (also known as Molly Wickham). Please read, RSVP, and share widely.

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    Dear friends, allies and comrades,

    While we try to live out our daily lives and conduct cultural practices with

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  • Your pension vs Google's secrecy

    It's time for Google to live up to human rights promises

    SumOfUs members have filed two shareholder proposals to hold Google accountable on human rights and disinformation.

    Your retirement savings have the power to make sure that happens. You have the power to hold this multi-trillion dollar company to account.

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  • Amazon targeted by Teamsters Canada and CSN

    Amazon targeted by Teamsters Canada and CSN
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  • Accompaniment updates

    Accompaniment updates r1 PBI-Canada webinar on CANSEC arms show and militarization of territory, May 31 PBI-Guatemala accompanies Poqomchi’ land defender David Alejandro Maxena at court hearing PBI-Colombia accompanies Nomadesc at meeting with Canadian Ambassador and victims of police violence ...
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  • Garder notre vétérinaire dans le Pont

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    PAOV – this petition is taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be interested in adding your name. Sign now to help:

    Garder notre vétérinaire dans le Pontiac / Keep our vet in the Pontiac

    Chantal Chretien started this petition, and it now has 9,157 signatures

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  • CoDev E-Bulletin - May, 2022

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  • That was fast

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  • BC doctors

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    PAOV — Petition starter Camille and her family don’t have a family doctor. They’re among an estimated 750,000 British Columbians lacking access to this vital first line of medical care. Camille’s husband and children have a rare genetic mutation, and the medication they take requires constant monitoring by

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  • We have now extended our deadline for our RenuWell Workforce Training Program!

    Iron & Earth r1

    Paov,

    Great news! We are excited to announce that we have extended our RenuWell Workforce Training Program application deadline. If you haven’t had the chance to register yet, you could now do so until May 31st!

    APPLY HERE

    A few details about the program:

    The RenuWell Workforce

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  • Vernon Needs Our Help

    from our friends at Code Blue....

    When a community tells a resource extraction corporation ‘No!’, it should mean No !

    Yet, less than a year after the Vernon community reached out to CodeBlue to help stop Tolko from clear cutting 500 meters above Duteau Creek, Vernon’s drinking water intake for 50,000

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  • Thousands of elephants left to starve

    We can give them food...and freedom ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    Baby Asian elephant in captivity

    A,

    When the pandemic shut down Thailand's tourism, thousands of captive elephants were shackled in chains and left to starve. Their keepers no longer able to afford to feed them.

    But our friends at Save Elephant Foundation stepped in with an idea to save

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  • Democratic Voters Deliver Stinging Rebuke to Partys Manchin-Sinema Wing

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  • Indigenous laws in action

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  • Fast forward ⏭

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  • Quick action to stop TMX

    Tell Justin Trudeau to cancel the $10B Trans Mountain loan guarantee and invest in a Just Transition r1

    Paov,

    The Trudeau government's decision to give Trans Mountain a $10 billion loan guarantee to support the pipeline expansion project makes no sense. Fossil fuels are causing the climate crisis, so funding

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  • PAOV, you can make the difference for these petitions

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    PAOV, thanks for signing!

    Here are the petitions you’ve signed:

    We Request an Official House of Commons Petition to Disallow Bill 96
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  • Melisa Bauco has a message for you, PAOV

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    Thanks PAOV for signing Fight against Bill 96!

    Take the next step to help this petition

    You are a hero for signing, PAOV! Can you now share this petition to help reach its signature goal?

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  • State of BC Health - May 2022

    State of BC Health r1 BC Health

    Your May 2022 monthly update from the
    BC Health Coalition

    UPDATES

    Community Victory! BC provides health coverage for people with maintained status

    After rallies, position papers, press releases and an open letter, people with maintained status can breath a sigh of relief. Effective May

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  • Nestlé

    Nestlé is the 4th biggest plastic polluter in the world but wants us to believe that the environment is its priority ...

    No one is fooled!

    Call on Nestlé to switch to reusable packaging now .

    SIGN THE PETITION

    A,

    Congrats to Nestlé for making it to the top 4 worst plastic

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  • Bilingualism in Canada

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    PAOV — Quebec’s proposed Bill 96 vastly expands the protection of French as the province’s primary language and the legislation is widely expected to become law. There are serious concerns about how the new law will affect access to healthcare, education, government services, and justice in the province.

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  • 7 vaquitas left

    But there's a new plan to save them ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    A vaquita porpoise

    A,

    The tiny vaquita porpoise is the most threatened sea mammal in the world . Fewer than 10 are left – pushed to the edge of extinction by illegal fishing nets that ensnare and drown them within minutes.

    But there's a flicker of hope.

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  • Israel Admits It Might Have Killed Journalist, Attacks Her Funeral

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  • Gas prices + BC

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    PAOV — Gas prices across British Columbia have consistently been over $2 per litre over the past week. Petition starter Sarah has seen a 29% increase in her gas bill. The government plans to issue a rebate to provide short-term relief, but Sarah wants the government to take

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  • This is what local climate action looks like

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  • Well over $100,000 in legal bills to get the truth

    We’re closer than ever to getting the truth about the brutal

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  • Mariupol

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    PAOV — There are still civilians trapped in Mariupol, unable to leave. This petition is demanding more be done to create a safe humanitarian corridor for civilians in Mariupol. You can help in this critical moment by signing the petition now.

    We demand to evacuate civilians from Mariupol
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  • BC Government funds more for-profit Long-Term Care Homes

    NationBuilder r1

    Paov --

    Recently, the BC Government announced they will contract Kaigo Senior Living to build and operate 90 new for-profit long term care beds in Vernon BC.

    This is in complete contradiction to their campaign promise during the 2020 election:

    “The BC Liberals doled out hundreds of millions to

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  • Do you have a pension?

    Then you can hold Mark Zuckerberg to account!

    Facebook shareholders are set to vote on two shareholder resolutions filed by SumOfUs members calling on Facebook to clean up its act.

    If you have a pension, mutual fund or superannuation fund, you probably own shares in Facebook, which means you have

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  • Big wage strikes hit Ontario as inflation rises

    Big wage strikes hit Ontario as inflation rises
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  • The package that never arrived

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  • Abortion rights in Canada

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    Hi PAOV,

    Last week, a leaked draft decision revealed that the United States Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade, a landmark abortion rights case. If the case is overturned, hundreds of thousands of people across the United States will lose access to safe abortion care.

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  • TMX

    Yesterday, Canadians learned that they are now on the hook for over $21B on TMX thanks to a $10B loan guarantee by the Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland.

    We need a formal review of the Trans Mountain pipeline now.

    Sign the petition

    A,

    Yesterday, we found out the Trudeau government

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  • SAVE Silver Creek Wetland - STOP an environmental disaster on the shores of Collingwood!

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    PAOV – this petition is taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be interested in adding your name. Sign now to help:

    SAVE Silver Creek Wetland - STOP an environmental disaster on the shores of Collingwood!

    Friends of Silver Creek started this petition, and it now has

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  • A “Woodstock” for Right-Wing Legal Activists Kicked Off the Plot to Undo Roe

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  • Some *rather momentous news*

    Some *rather momentous news* r1 ...
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  • BC's Racism in housing

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    PAOV — “This exclusionary, demeaning, and racially charged rhetoric continues to persist on BC’s land titles today.” In the 1930s, certain developments in West Vancouver created land titles that expressly forbade subsequent residents of Asian and African descent. While those clauses are no longer enforced, they are

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  • Oh no, not again!

    Trudeau’s cabinet just approved another $10 billion in subsidies for the Trans Mountain pipeline. r1

    Paov,

    The Trudeau cabinet just approved a $10 billion loan guarantee to entice investment in the Trans Mountain pipeline.1 Let's be clear, no matter how they try to spin it, this is a $10 billion

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  • Let's buy Nestlé

    Your donation matched ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    A plastic Nestle water bottle in nature

    A,

    We've been so successful using shareholder action to get companies to change their bad behaviour...that they're trying to shut the whole program down!

    After a SumOfUs shareholder resolution forced Apple to publish its first-ever human rights policy , the US stock regulator made a new rule -- anyone

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  • Help us shine some light on LNG greenwashing

    Help us shine some light on LNG greenwashing r1 ...
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  • [Sjsall] refugee support

    Dear Friends of SJS,

    Please see the email below from Kara Shaw (Environmental Studies) asking for financial support for a refugee couple from Afghanistan.

    Regards, Margo

    Margo L. Matwychuk, PhD

    Director, Social Justice Studies

    University of Victoria

    Territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSANEC Peoples

    PO Box 1700 STN CSC

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  • [evoz] Reps. Omar, Bush, & Bowman came to Guatemala with us - come to the reportback!

    FYI CASC ...
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  • The Implosion of a Democratic Socialist Campaign

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  • Roe v. Wade

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    Content warning: abortion, miscarriage

    PAOV — Earlier this week, a leaked draft decision revealed that the United States Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade , a landmark abortion rights case. If the case is overturned, hundreds of thousands of people across the United States will lose access

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  • Putins bombs

    Everything raised will go to these heroic teams ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    Young child walking alone with a backpack

    A,

    In the first three weeks of Putin’s war, over 500 children were recorded crossing into Romania all by themselves.

    Alone and vulnerable, they join thousands of unaccompanied kids already in Europe – traumatised by war, now living in squalid camps or on

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  • Justice for Janitors victory + BC Transit battles

    Justice for Janitors victory + BC Transit battles
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  • Accompaniment updates

    Accompaniment updates r1 PBI-Canada webinar on fracking in Colombia this Sunday May 8 PBI-Colombia accompanies 1st anniversary remembrance of young protesters killed by police in Siloé neighbourhood of Cali PBI-Colombia accompanies Nomadesc at meeting with UN representative and rural communities from Buenaventura ...
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  • The (good) one percenters

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  • Joining the Fight to End Immigration Detention in BC Jails

    This is a test r1

    Dear Friend,

    Can you imagine being detained with no end in sight? That’s the reality for tens of thousands of people seeking safety or a better life in this country.

    On Wednesday, the BCCLA and a coalition of organizations launched 14 days of action to

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  • We can't let Trudeau think this is acceptable.

    Send a message to your MP to show how much better our future can be if they act with courage in this moment r1

    Paov,

    Last week, Environment Commissioner Jerry DeMarco released a bombshell set of reports on the federal government’s response to the climate crisis and the lack of

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  • They hunted a polar bear and shot it de

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    PAOV – this petition is taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be interested in adding your name. Sign now to help:

    They hunted a polar bear and shot it dead Ils ont chassé un ours polaire et l’ont abatu

    Jay Foley started this petition, and

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  • Roe v. Wade Is About to Be Struck Down by the Electoral College

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  • Polar bear killed

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    PAOV — On May 1st, a polar bear was shot and killed from a helicopter in Gaspé, Québec after it approached a residential area. Wildlife officials chose to kill the bear, rather than attempt to tranquillize and relocate it. Polar bears spend most of their lives on Arctic

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  • Amazon returns

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    PAOV — “The world’s most powerful multinational destroys US$400 million in new products in Canada every year!” Instead of being resold, millions of dollars worth of products returned to Amazon are destroyed, even if they’re in perfect condition. Petition starter Carole is appalled by how many functional products

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  • Join trail trips to old-growth forests this summer!

    Join trail trips to old-growth forests this summer! r1 ...
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  • Get stories of justice and peace in the newest Quaker Concern newsletter

    r1 Quaker Concern

    The Spring 2022 edition of our print and digital newsletter Quaker Concern is now out. In addition to three full-length articles it shares short highlights from our recent work and virtual travels in support of justice and peace.

    You can read the current issue (as well as past ones)

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  • Silver

    Xinka land defenders are risking their lives to fight Pan American Silver’s massive silver mine in Guatemala.

    Sign the petition to stop destructive silver mining projects now.

    Sign the petition

    A,

    For nearly a decade, the Indigenous Xinka people, living near the Escobal silver mine in Guatemala, have peacefully opposed

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  • Audio: Kelloggs Executive Described Union as “Terrorists” Emboldened by Social Media

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  • Costco

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    PAOV — The production of palm oil is destroying rainforests and killing the animals that inhabit them — animals like orangutans, tigers, and elephants. Costco’s Kirkland brand uses palm oil in many of their products, and Costco has not updated their palm oil policy since 2015. Petition starter Ashley

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  • Putins bombs

    One 11-year-old traveled 700 miles all by himself just to escape ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    Young child walking alone with a backpack

    A,

    In the first three weeks of Putin’s war, over 500 children were recorded crossing into Romania all by themselves.

    Alone and vulnerable, they join thousands of unaccompanied kids already in Europe – traumatised by war, now living in squalid

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  • E-News: Analysis, recent wins, and campaign updates

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  • Thanks to you, we met our goal

    Everyone on our team is humbled by this vote of confidence.

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  • May 1: National Day of Action for a Peoples Vaccine

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  • A request Im humbly asking you to consider

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  • From B.C. to Idaho and back

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  • Stop the chainsaws at Argenta Face Forest

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  • McDonald's + Russian suppliers

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    PAOV — While hundreds of large, well-known Western companies have ceased Russian operations, some still use suppliers who are operating in Russia. Lamb Weston is one of the companies that makes french fries for McDonald’s in North America, and they have continued to operate in Russia. This petition

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  • Bottled Water Giant Admits Claims of Recycling Are “Puffery”

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  • Accompaniment updates

    Accompaniment updates r1 PBI-Colombia accompanies Nomadesc on humanitarian caravan PBI-Guatemala accompanies lawyers at hearing on Hogar Seguro fire PBI-Colombia accompanies Nomadesc at popular public hearing in Tuluá
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  • Axa Stop Greenwashing War Crimes

    A,

    Speaking loudly about saving the planet while crushing the lives of millions : this is the appalling inconsistency of an insurer supposed to protect against the risks of life.

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    Young child walking alone with a backpack

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    Paov,

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    PAOV — Thousands of civilians are still trapped in Mariupol, unable to leave. This petition is demanding more be done to create a safe humanitarian corridor for civilians in Mariupol. You can help in this critical moment by signing the petition now.

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    Paov,

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    Paov --

    Our first Community Conversation is a Success!

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    RBC
    At RBC, SumOfUs members went the distance and secured speaking spots at the

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    Download this newsletter in PDF .

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    Criminal justice paper calls for investing in communities to reduce reoffending

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  • [evoz] CASC Cafe reninder

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    Victoria Central America Support Committee

    You are invited to Cafe Simpatico –

    Live, in person and on location!

    Friday April 29 –

    doors open at 7 pm. Live music with “Dancing on a Pony Keg.” Presentation at 8 pm: Canadian Tourism in Cuba

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    Donation matched 1:1 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

    A plastic Nestle water bottle in nature

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    Dear Friend,

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