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Christmas Cheer

Although it's been a difficult year for many, there have also been moments of light and loveliness. There have always been good people and good organizations that continue to work year after year to lighten the load that others carry. But this past year in particular, the load has been heavier and harder to bear. The isolation and loneliness have taken a toll, mentally and physically.
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Warm Greetings from Greenangels

At the end of this unusual and unsettling year, we hope there have been moments of light in your life. For us, staying close to home has given us a measure of contentment and helped us to appreciate the simpler joys, the small acts of kindness and the considerations shown us by others.
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SISET MOON - "old one" the long winter moon

SISET is the long winter moon and is a very dark time of year. SISET means "old one" and is the time when the elders relate the people's stories, legends and family histories.
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Larmour Wetlands

Purchasing these lands will:
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SJELCASEN Moon - putting away your paddle

SJELCASEN is the moon to put away paddles and settle down to live life at home, a good time to be in your house, warm and dry with family and friends. This is the time for the peoples' Winter dances, for visiting and storytelling. The people cannot travel anymore because for the next two months the weather would be bad and rough.
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Greenangels Woodchoppers West

UPDATE: December 20/20 Angel Gwen, Tsawout First Nation, first suggested we take a load of Cedar to Randy, Tsartlip FN, who has broken his hips twice and is becoming a bit forgetful. That last point led him to going down his ramp(from the front door) with his canes to feed the birds. His daughter found him lying in the Garden.
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Greater Victoria Greenbelt Society

The Great Victoria Greenbelt Society considers the natural world to be a precious and necessary partner to the healthy existence of all beings including humans. We believe that all aspects of nature deserve to be respected and protected now and for future generations.
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WESELANEW - shaker of the leaves

WESELANEW is the month of the shaker of the leaves. This was a good time of year to go out and hunt deer and elk around the Saanich peninsula and get ducks.The people used to catch ducks using an aerial net which was suspended between fir trees over an inlet or bay. When the ducks flew in they would be caught in the net and fall to the ground where the men would get them.
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Teaching Poor Kids in Marikina Philippines

UPDATE As well as dealing with the virus, there has now been widespread flooding in and around Marikina. The school had water up to the second floor and the damage and mess left behind is shown in our updated picture. The cleanup begins and support is needed.
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Sharing Food in a Time of Crisis

For many Canadians a trip to Mexico is an annual family event. The people who work in the resorts, restaurants and shops in the tourist areas have relied on this income to support their families for decades.
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SeaWatch: ROC Expands Vigilance in 2020

Read the latest updates on the great work SEAWATCH continues to do in protecting the Sea of Cortez
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Ancient Forest Alliance

The Ancient Forest Alliance is a registered BC non-profit society founded by Ken Wu and TJ Watt in February 2010. The organization quickly grew into becoming BC’s main organization working towards province-wide legislation to end the logging of endangered old-growth forests.
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Galiano Conservancy Association: A Small Community Making a Big Difference

In this time of paramount climate awareness, more and more community groups and non-profit organizations are maximizing their efforts to protect our planet and implement local, environmentally sustainable solutions.
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Living with Cystic Fibrosis: Paisley's Story

After two agonizing weeks of concern and unknowing, they discovered that Paisley’s “heel-prick” test, at one day old, had tested positive for two genetic mutations correlating to Cystic Fibrosis.
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GreenAngels Wood Choppers

In a small corner of the world, peace and goodwill are happening. One cord of wood at a time.