Why more Canadians are leaving a gift to charity in their Wills

We are lucky. Supporters of Georgia Strait Alliance are thoughtful individuals, who share a concern for the Salish Sea and are committed to building a better future. Often people think about contributing to the causes they care about with monthly donations or volunteering time, but there is a growing number of people who are going … Continue reading

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Natura Gives Back

We are proud to have been selected by Natura homeowners as the recipient of a $15,500 donation! Natura on Forest’s Edge is a new –  and sold out – multi-family development in Abbotsford, BC, built by Naturbana Properties and Kerkhoff Construction.  Developer Naturbana Properties is driven by innovation, holistic design, and collaborative approach. Their developments are set … Continue reading

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Guest blog: A 12-year-old’s inspiration to save orcas

This guest blog was written by Esmé Morris, a 12-year old from Kamloops, in the context of the June 2021 Plogging for Orcas Challenge and peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Esmé is also the artist behind our holiday card design this year, with her drawing “Daytime/Nighttime”. We’re grateful for the passion she’s brought to her family, classroom and … 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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