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Your chance to help shape laws for environmental assessment and ocean protection

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Help protect Manning and Skagit Parks

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[evoz] CASC potluck lunch re Honduras - Sunday July 22

Dear CASC friends,
We have a special opportunity to host Fr. Melo from Honduras on July 22 Sunday at 1 pm – we plan a potluck lunch followed by informal disunion with Melo and Phil Little of Nanaimo who is hosting him. It will be a ...

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Happy anniversary: the day Petronas blinked

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Speak up! Now is no time to build a pipeline!

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Join us at the 5th Annual Walbran Convergence

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Tsihqot'in Nation court victory!

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[evoz] Cafe Simpatico Coffee Freshly Bagged

CAFE SIMPATICO organic fair trade coffee form Nicaragua- Allen has weighed and bagged a fresh roast for your summer pleasure. $14/lb for freshly roasted med-dark beans. Call Allen at 250 384-0477 for pick-up. Thanks from your CASC coffee committee ...

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Will you take action to improve environmental assessment in BC?

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Sign the petition to save BC's old-growth forests

Sign the petition to save BC's old-growth forests

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Save the date! Energy Connections 2018 September 15

Hi PAOV,

BCSEA is passionate about providing opportunities to gather, and to learn how to uncover innovative ways of looking at BC's sustainable energy challenges. Our annual conference, Energy Connections, does just that.

Last year, Energy Connections 2017 received great feedback from attendees. They said it was an important opportunity to gain informative insights for building communities of action to tackle issues and to explore solutions that ensure sustainable energy in BC. We invite you to read about it in the Energy Connections 2017 Summary Report.

We wrapped up Energy Connections 2017 with a survey asking delegates for the top transportation issues on the horizon, and it seems there is a lot of ground to cover! This year, Energy Connections 2018 will examine clean transportation. With innovations in technology and a strong push for a...

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[evoz] Reminder: Special Cafe Simpatico tonight

Dear CASC supporters

A reminder about Cafe Simpatico and Kay is back from Guatemala and will be there. A special Cafe Simpatico On June 27 Wednesday. The film maker will be present along with Wendy Mendez founder of HIJOS – Children of the disappeared and murdered in Guatemala. The film is in Spanish with English ...

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Time to nail the coffin shut on the Taseko mine on Tsilhqot'in land

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Get the lead out of Cowichan River Provincial Park

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Rally to support Tsilhqot'in Nation

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We are making history. Lets celebrate!

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What does Canadas Kinder Morgan deal

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Not an average month

The Leadnow community has been fighting on so many fronts that it’s been hard to keep up with it all -- so I thought I’d send a quick note to share some of the highlights from an amazing month.

Here’s a quick summary of what your Leadnow community has accomplished in the last month:

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