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January 11, 2017 “An Evening With Andrew Nikiforuk” plus “A Last Stand for Lelu”

                  Co-sponsored with Transition Sooke Author and journalist Andrew Nikiforuk has been writing about the oil and gas industry for over 2 decades.  His articles have appeared in a variety of Canadian publications, including The Walrus, Mac Leans, Canadian Business, Georgia Straight, Equinox, Chatelaine, and Harrowsmith. A […]

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Nov. 9th “What’s Up With Site C?”

  The proposed Site C dam that would flood B.C.’s beautiful Peace River Valley is slowly going ahead despite the fact that it will drown 12,000 hectares of valuable farming land, key North American wildlife habitats including a UNESCO Wildlife Reserve in Alberta and many First Nations traditional hunting and fishing areas and has been […]

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Season Finale: Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World May 11, 2016

B.C. filmmaker Charles Wilkinson’s (“Peace Out”; “Oil Sands Karaoke”) award-winning 2015 documentary is set on pristine Haida Gwaii.  It shows how the distinct world view of the 14,000 year old indigenous society is co-mingling with an influx of progressive, modern urbanites to create a sustainable world that well may survive the formidable challenges of the […]

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DamNation February 11, 2015

Co-presented with Sierra Club of B.C. This film is from the U.S. where there is a change in the national attitude towards the damming of rivers from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that the future is bound to the life and health of rivers.  Dams are coming down in […]

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Stand – November 12, 2014

    This beautifully filmed documentary takes viewers on a journey through the untarnished scenery, pristine ecosystems and life rich in culture and history of the B.C. coastal areas that are under threat by the proposed Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines and the tankers that will be servicing them.  The film features expedition stand up […]

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Defensora – October 8th, 2014

2014/2015 Season Premiere Co-presented with the Victoria Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC). If you want to register your mining company in a country that has the least amount of encouragement or regulations for acting responsibly and cooperatively towards the peoples and the ecology near your mine, pick Canada! “Defensora” is a documentary about Mayan Q’eqchi […]

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Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle – Feb 12, 2014

“Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle” They called it Alcatraz.  It was the Kuper Island Residential School and it stood on a remote island off the coast of Vancouver Island.  For almost a century hundreds of Coast Salish children were sent to Kuper Island where they were forbidden to speak their native language, forced […]

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