Interview with Karlo Kowalczyk, CEO of Restore Human

One of our newest organizational partners is Restore Human, a movement studio that incorporates (re-)connecting with nature as a core piece of its physical literacy training. Founder and CEO, Karlo Kowalczyk, donates a portion of his company’s revenue to GSA through 1% for the Planet. _________________________ 1. How did you hear about GSA? “Through my … Continue reading

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How is the GSA Team marking September 30?

GSA staff is taking the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to continue learning about the atrocities enacted by the Canadian state and perpetrated by Canadian society towards Indigenous peoples and communities that continue happening today. People on our staff will be (re)reading, reflecting and discussing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC)’s … Continue reading

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Introducing community organizer Gil

Hey all, My name’s Gil – and when pronounced in Spanish the “G” sounds like you are saying “Hill” with a hard emphasis on the “H.” I’ve just recently joined GSA along with Dana Taylor as a community organizer. As you can tell from my name, I am an uninvited guest on the territories of … Continue reading

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Meet Dana, GSA’s new community organizer

Hi Everyone, My name is Dana Taylor and I am one of GSA’s new community organizers! I’m looking forward to developing a long-term community organizing plan for GSA.  But first let me tell you a little bit about myself. I moved out West from Ontario about a year and a half ago, but thanks to … Continue reading

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Story of Plastic Screening & Panel Discussion

This winter, we teamed up with Asparagus Magazine to co-present The Story of Plastic film by Deia Schlosberg, which exposes the plastic industry’s environmental, climate, justice, and health impacts on both a global and local scale. After the film, we hosted a panel discussion featuring local experts on the plastic and climate crisis. For those … Continue reading

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GSA’s Top Questions this Election Season

Here at Georgia Strait Alliance, we are looking forward to the opportunity to do what we do best – advocating for the health of the Salish Sea and a climate-forward future. We need to make sure that important issues like Indigenous sovereignty, climate action, and marine protection are top of mind among all of the … Continue reading

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“We should all be storytellers.” Meet GSA’s Summer Student, Bayleigh Marelj

Hi folks, I’m Bayleigh Marelj, the Digital Communications and Community Outreach Assistant for Georgia Strait Alliance this summer.   Before I talk about what the Digital Communications and Outreach Assistant means (I know it is a long title), I thought I would tell you a little bit about myself.  My background & the bog By the … Continue reading

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