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  • Oil vs water

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  • Palestinian Film Festival

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    Please announce and advertize widely our Film Festival.  Proceeds will of course go to fund our educational projects. And do come to the Festival events!
    See the program below in a pdf.

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  • [coalalert] COALWATCH PRESS RELEASE 3/3/2015

    March 3, 2015 COALWATCH PRESS RELEASE COMPLIANCE COAL WITHDRAWS IT’S RAVEN COAL APPLICATION A notice posted March 2, 2015 on the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) website indicates that Compliance Coal Corporation (Compliance) has withdrawn it’s Raven Coal Mine Project from the EAO screening/evaluation process. March 2nd was the last day of the 30-day legislated period for conducting an evaluation of the completeness of Compliance’s Application for Environmental Certificate (Application). Over the past several weeks as part of the evaluation process, the… Read More +
  • [evoz] An evening with Angélica Choc, March 20

    Photograph of Angelica ChocThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." height="307" hspace="10" vspace="10" width="250" align="right" border="1">An evening with Angélica Choc

    How a small Mayan village is taking on a mining giant

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  • upcoming events and opportunities

    Dear Friends of SJS,Green Party information session on Bill C-51Wed., March 4thMAC A144"The UVic Greens invite you to join Saanich-Gulf Islands MP and Leader of the Green Party, Elizabeth May for a timely discussion about Privacy and Security in Canada. The event will take place in MAC A144 at 7pm this Wednesday. We've got a Facebook event set up here: Harper's new Bill C-51 will seriously erode civil liberties in Canada. Spun as an anti-terror measure, this bill is one of the greatest threats to our rights and… Read More +

    HERE’S THE LETTER FROM COMPLIANCE TO THE EAO:!1378338455!1425335740573.pdf


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  • Rise of income inequality is linked to decline of unions: new IMF study

    Good afternoon,
    The below PressProgress post may interest your members. Please feel free to share on social media - especially on Facebook, when-and-if possible. 
    We really appreciate all the help we can get with spreading the word:

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  • [UVic-sustainability] News and Events for the Week of March 2nd

    NEWS: This is a big week for student politics: UVSS Student elections are this Wednesday! Undergraduate students can vote online starting at 9:00AM on March 4th. Voting closes on March 5th at 9:00AM.   The Martlet is providing a summary for student on their website. The Martlet notes in the Elections FAQ section that four referenda questions are being put forth: one question asks for a student mandate on UVic fossil fuel divestment; another asks to establish a student levy for the Students of Colour Collective; a… Read More +
  • Today: your last chance to intervene on Energy East

    r1 Friends,  Tomorrow evening the National Energy Board application period for Energy East will close. This is the biggest tar sands pipeline ever proposed, with the climate impact of adding millions of cars to the road. Hundreds of people across Canada have already flooded the NEB with applications to talk about the climate change impacts of Energy East. The more people who apply now, the harder it will be for PM Harper and Big Oil to ignore the devastating impact of the… Read More +
  • Matt DeHart, the alleged Anonymous hacker, deported to U.S. after Canada refused to grant him asylum from alleged torture

    Matt DeHart, a former American soldier who sought asylum in Canada claiming torture by U.S. agents probing Anonymous hackers and WikiLeaks, was taken from his Ontario prison cell Sunday morning and delivered to U.S. agents at the border. Read our full, multi-part series on DeHart’s caseMr. DeHart, 30, was allowed to make a quick phone call en route to his parents, who are living in Toronto facing their own removal order, said his father, Paul.“He was peaceful and in good health,”… Read More +
  • Emergency Action To Stop GMO Tree Plantations

    RESIST! ENVIRONMENT, GE TREES By Global Justice Ecology Project, www.stopgetrees.orgMarch 1st, 2015On THURSDAY 5 March 2015, CTNBio, the agency that regulates GMOs in Brazil, will decide on an industry request to legalize the commercial development of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees.CTNBio may approve this commercial release of genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus.That is, UNLESS there’s enough pressure, both nationally and globally, to change their mind.If this request is approved, it will be an unprecedented decision, with devastating social and environmental impacts not only for Brazil but around the world.In… Read More +
  • [coalalert] RAVEN COAL - " HOW ABOUT NO?""


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