Denman Island Chocolate releases new organic Orca Bar, partners with GSA

Image by GSA. To raise awareness and funds for the plight of endangered Southern Resident orcas, Canada’s original organic chocolate company Denman Island Chocolate has created a brand new Orca Bar for Orca Action Month in June. Made with dark, organic, fair trade chocolate and shredded coconut, the Orca Bar is available at hundreds of retailers from…

Where to buy Orca Bars

Thank you to these retailers now selling the Denman Island Chocolate Orca Bar! You can order some straight from Denman Island Chocolate. There’s even a package-free bark version available at Zero Waste Emporium and a truffle version available at Denman Island’s Farmers’ Market! Also available at the Royal BC Museum for the duration of the Orcas: Our Shared Future Exhibition(from…

Orca Bar

A tasty way to help save orcas We are thrilled to announce Denman Island Chocolate’s Orca Bar! It’s a delicious combination of dark chocolate 63% cocoa mass and shredded coconut. This fundraiser bar will benefit Georgia Strait Alliance’s Orcas Can’t Wait campaign to protect the endangered Southern Resident orca population. Denman Island Chocolate will donate $5 for every case of…

Tickets – From Oysters to Orcas 2022

Join our 5th annual fundraiser, From Oysters to Orcas! Tuesday, April 26th, from 7:00pm to 9:30pm Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market (762 Cambie Street, Vancouver) Tickets are $150 per person and partially tax deductible. Included in your ticket are: hors d’œuvres, oysters, your choice of 3 plated dinners, dessert, wine and beer. An oyster shucking lesson and guest…

Join our Calling Night to help Southern Resident orcas!

Thank you for taking action for Southern Resident orcas and sending a letter to the federal government demanding better protection for this species. Southern Residents are in a state of emergency and we need to make sure we take every opportunity we have to advocate for them. That’s why we are organizing a Calling Night to collectively call our local…

From Oysters to Orcas: Sustainable seafood and healthy oceans

During this unforgettable evening, held at Vancouver’s only tide-to-table oyster bar, some 50 people gathered to have thoughtful and animated conversations about responsible seafood consumption while enjoying delicious crab, mussels, clams, prawns, local hors d’oeuvres and drinks—and it was all for a good cause. Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market hosted the evening, making magic happen with From Oysters…

Everyday Actions for Endangered Orcas

You can do your part to protect endangered Southern Resident orcas and their habitat by taking one, two or all of the following actions. Together, we can give Southern Residents the best chance at recovery by taking these steps all year long, and supporting greater action by government and industry to make changes that will benefit this population for the…

Are resident orcas moving on?

Southern resident killer whales. Photo: Rachael Merrett Southern resident orcas are one of the most highly studied whale populations in the world.  Every individual has a name and is photographed for an annual census that has been conducted for over 40 years by the Centre for Whale Research. We know their family trees, when they were…

A tale of inaction – signifying nothing good for the orca

The news we received last week was troubling.  A young female southern resident orca was found dead in the Strait, the 4th death in a year for a population that now only numbers 77 individuals. Today we found out that this orca was pregnant with a full-term fetus and the bad news is doubled. Photo: Lance Barrett-Lennard When a small…

Orcas in trouble: gov’t plan for inaction

Ever since early 2012 when the federal court made its final ruling mandating that the federal government protect resident orcas critical habitat, we’ve been waiting for the action plan that would clearly lay out how we would act to protect our endangered southern resident orcas and their habitat.With the release last month of the draft orca action plan by Fisheries…