Events

Georgia Strait Alliance organizes, hosts, and participates in dozens of events throughout the region each year. These events are a great chance to connect with the community, letting you know more about who we are and what we do while raising awareness about the issues we care so deeply about.

Coming in February:

Festival of Ocean Films  |  Sue Big Oil: A Made-In-BC Climate Campaign  |  From Oysters to Orcas Fundraising Dinner




Festival of Ocean Films

Festival of Ocean Films

Dive in and explore the ocean through the power of film – February 3rd – 11th 2023

Feb 6th & 7th | Vanvouver Festival of Ocean Films @ VIFF | 6:30 pm

Feb 3rd – 11th | Virtual Festival of Ocean Films | films available to watch at any time

Each year, Georgia Strait Alliance’s Festival of Ocean Films celebrates our connection to the ocean. Explore your relationship to the sea with beautiful films that inspire conversation and action.

All proceeds support the Georgia Strait Alliance and our work to protect the Salish Sea.

Learn more about the festival & BUY TICKETS

Don’t miss out by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or #VFOF.


Sue Big Oil: A Made-In-BC Climate Campaign

Sue Big Oil: A Made-In-BC Climate Campaign

Feb 9 | Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, Vancouver | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

FREE IN PERSON & VIRTUAL TICKETS – Reserve your spot!

In July 2022, Vancouver city councillors voted 6-5 in support of a motion to set aside about $700,000 — roughly $1 per every Vancouver resident — to fund litigation against Canada’s biggest producers of oil and gas. Join leaders from UBC, West Coast Environmental Law, and Vancouver City Council to find out what this means. With law professor STEPAN WOOD, activist FIONA KOZA, lawyer ANDREW GAGE, PhD student MAVI BHALLA and Vancouver City Councillor ADRIANE CARR. Moderated by filmmaker and geography professor AVI LEWIS.

Presented by the Department of Geography Climate Action Committee, Centre for Law and Environment, West Coast Environmental Law and UBC Sustainability Hub.


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From Oysters to Orcas is back – and you’re invited!

February 27th | Fanny Bay Oyster Bar, Vancouver | 7 pm – 9:30 pm

We are excited to announce that tickets for the sixth annual From Oysters to Orcas fundraising dinner are on sale now. This special evening in support of Georgia Strait Alliance will take place on Monday, February 27th at Fanny Bay Oyster Bar, Vancouver’s only tide-to-table oyster bar.

Guests will be treated to oysters, appetizers, local beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages during the cocktail hour, followed by your choice of three delicious plated dinners and dessert.

The fabulous feast isn’t the only attraction! In addition to meeting other supporters of a sustainable Salish Sea, you will have a chance to hear from GSA’s Executive Director, Christianne Wilhelmson about our revitalized strategic plan, as well from our hosts, the Taylor family and a special guest.

Learn more & buy tickets




Check back often for more events!

Check back often for new events in a community near you, or keep up to date on events by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. These events take place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples.