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upcoming events

Dear Friends of SJS,
International Development Week is happening this coming week. Check out some of the great events. Also check out the end of the email for a talk about the Kurdish liberated region of Syria.

Dear friends,

I hope that you are well - as we get in to February, it is time to celebrate the26th year of International Development Week (IDW)! As in previous years, we have a great team of practicum students working to put the week together and once again, we are proud to partner with Camosun College and the University of Victoria to present a full weeks worth of events. I look forward to seeing many of you out at some of them this coming week!

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See why its time to clean up BC

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[evoz] Cafe coming up

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Dear CASC supporters – please forward this message and attached poster to your contacts. Thanks from CASC

planning committee


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Upcoming Repair Cafes

Hi Transition Victoria members! There are upcoming Repair Cafés in Victoria (Feb. 13) and Saanich (Feb. 6), and an effort is underway to try to organize more Repair Cafés of these kinds throughout the region. Please see below for more information about the events, and about ways that you can get involved if you'd like to help build this great initiative!

Repair Cafés – One in Every Municipality?

Currently, Victoria and Saanich regularly host Repair Cafés, with groups beginning to organize in Fairfield, Esquimalt and Colwood.  A goal is to see these Cafés active and co-ordinated throughout the region.

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Action-packed week to save the Walbran Valley!

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Gaza Speaks: This Is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us

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CAIA Active Members Committee

A Jewish "New Year for the Trees" Means Uncovering "Canada Park"

Please note the Victoria presentation date of April 7.

A Jewish "New Year for the Trees" Means Uncovering "Canada Park" Dear Friend, Today marks the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat, often referred to as the


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free Ahmad Manasrah campaign

FYI if you are on FB or you can go to the petition on Avaaz to sign if you don't.

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Thank you!

NationBuilder r1 Dear Paov --
Last week, with your support, we delivered hundreds messages of hope for public health care directly to the federal health minister. 

The stunning visual of hundreds of hearts strung along Georgia street was impossible to miss. We received fantastic media coverage featuring public health care advocates who had gathered from across the country. All day people stopped to talk about health care, and to contribute to the public art installation. 

We delivered your messages to the health minister.On the final day of the ministers' conference, we delivered your messages directly to the federal health minister.

The messages you sent last week, and the years of work we've done together, shaped the way the media talked about the meeting and many...

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Victory! We defended the right to speak up and won!

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Conversations With Activists Tonight

Dear Friends of SJS,

Please join us this evening, January 26th, at 7:00 p.m. for our Conversations With Activists speaker Mary Alice Johnson in Cornett A129. 
Mary Alice is an organic farmer, activist, a founder of the Moss Street Market, and community leader who is active in transnational networks of farmers, seed savers, and food sovereignists. 
regards, Margo

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[evoz] coffee/cafe

Hi CASC supporters, There will be freshly roasted coffee by the cup & the pound on Friday Jan. 29 at Cafe Simpatico when you come to hear Joan Russow talk about the Paris Climate Change talks & we all discuss action.  See you there.... as ever, 1923 Fernwood Road  -doors open & at 7:30 pm...presentation at 8 pm.    Terry

[evoz] Big Band Concert-- fundraiser for refugee group

The 20 Piece Big Band (A new subgroup of musicians from the Greater Victoria Concert Band) directed by Kieth Fraser will be playing a concert to help the Gordon Head Refugee Sponsorship Constituent Group.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016   7pm    St Dunstan's Church (on San Juan at Tyndall)
Entrance by donation, donations over $15 are eligible for a charitable receipt.

All funds raised go to support a Syrian Family with whom our group has been matched for sponsorship. Other ways to help--with donations of funds or furnishings--are detailed on our website:

[Settlement-Boycott-List] Please support our Airbnb online actions

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Please support our online action calling on Airbnb to stop renting homes in illegal West Bank settlements. It's a coalition effort: American Muslims for Palestine, CODEPINK, Jewish Voice for Peace, US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, and US Palestinian Community Network.

Here is the Thunderclap

And here is the petition:

Thanks so much!

Nancy K

Web site:


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Newsletter, upcoming plans and actions, current events, labour stories, and more!


We are a network of workers and labour activists that fight for workplace justice, increased wages, and better conditions for retail and service workers.

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[evoz] Cafe Simpatico- Jan 29

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Please join us on January 29, for Cafe Simpatico. Poster is attached. 

Take Action for federal and provincial climate leadership

r1 January 2016   |  Donate  |   Leave a Legacy Facebook icon Twitter icon Legislated oil tanker ban | Province can't pass the buck on oil pipelines | Take action for federal and provincial climate leadership | The need for regulations to protect our rivers | Climate change in and after Paris Dear Paov,

We've hit the ground running in 2016 with an early piece of good news: Canada has committed to formalizing an oil tanker ban on the North Pacific coast!r0 Read more: Take Action for federal and provincial climate leadership

Social Justice Film Night

This is a reminder of our Social Justice Film Night for this coming Thursday
We present "OMAR"7pm Thursday, January 21 2994 Douglas (BCGEU Hall)

Winning numerous awards and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at Oscars, Omar is a compelling tale of love, loyalty & betrayal that offers an insight into the existing tension between Israelis & Palestinians with the help of its composed direction, honest performances, raw photography & an unexpectedly shocking finale.

Omar tells the story of its titular character; a young Palestinian working as a baker who joins the freedom...

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What does it take to become a Toad Person?

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