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Greenangels Woodchoppers West

As you may know, The Greenangels Woodchoppers started on Pender island about ten years ago with a great crew of mostly retired men, who got together a few times a week to raise money for local charities by chopping and selling cords of wood. Read the full story here.
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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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PEKALANEW - time of the QOLEW or CHUM salmon

There was still one more salmon to arrive, the QOLEW, dog or chum salmon. When it comes, the people are getting into PEKALANEW. Fall is coming and the sun is heading south. The PEKALANEW moon is the one that changes the color of the leaves.
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CENHENEN MOON - the humpback salmon arrive

The W̱SÁNEĆ 13 moon calendar, SḴÁU ȽTE, represents the natural laws of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) people. This month's moon, CENHENEN, is mid-summer, the humpback salmon arrive.
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CENTEKI - the time of the sockeye

The W̱SÁNEĆ 13 moon calendar, SḴÁU ȽTE, represents the natural laws of the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) people. This month's moon, CENTEKI, the time of the sockeye, signifies the first salmon to arrive...the sockeye.
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UPEACE Centre for Executive Education

At the Centre, we offer transformational educational experiences that are dynamic and engaging while inspiring our participants to have a positive impact in our interconnected world.
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Teaching Poor Kids in Marikina Philippines

Covid-19 has hit hard in the poor areas of the Philippines. Many families have no money to feed themselves much less educate their children. Bing, is the wife of Dave Hargreaves, one of the Greenangels Woodchoppers, and is an Early Childhood Educator.
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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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SeaDoc Society ~ Champions for the Salish Sea

When you support SeaDoc, you are supporting cutting edge science that will help protect the Salish Sea for future generations.
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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.