Art for social change – The Wild & Scenic Film Festival

What motivates a person to standup paddleboard 400 km along BC’s Central Coast or spend the winter on a remote arctic island with little but his surfboard? Over 120 people gathered in Victoria on November 13thto find out! Georgia Strait Alliance was proud to host these and six other inspirational stories at the Wild & … Continue reading

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An Evening with the Strait

This fall, Karen Jørgensen has joined the GSA team as a volunteer and we’re so happy to have her on board.  From time to time, she’ll be sharing her experiences of her work with us and our coast as a guest blogger. *** I had such a lovely evening taking part in Georgia Strait Alliance’s successful … Continue reading

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Art meets conservation – and celebration

The idea that social change and the arts are siloed and separate is never a world view I’ve shared. Growing up in Ontario, we had political discussions around the evening newscast while many weekends we spent attending artistic performances at Stratford, the O’Keefe Centre in Toronto or the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-lake.  Dance, music, visual … Continue reading

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