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Chris Straw and one of his photographs
April 16, 2021News

In Memory of Chris Straw

Our South Coast Ship Watch Alliance has lost a most dedicated and passionate advocate in our efforts to protect this special place. Just a short month ago, Chris Straw died in a tragic construction accident on Gabriola Island, a place...

Drone footage of freighters around Thetis Island BC
October 20, 2020News

New petition in the House of Commons

Paul Manly, the Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, and member of Green Party of Canada has put forward this new Petition in the House of Commons calling on the government to: 1. Eliminate the 33 commercial anchorages...

April 2, 2020News

Updated: Nightmare continues in Plumper Sound

Here we go again. For people living close to the water on Pender, Mayne and Saturna Islands, it’s a recurring nightmare. The sheltered area, known as Plumper Sound, is a picturesque and ecologically rich body of water in the Southwest...

November 6, 2019News

Powerful personal messages

So far, over 1,300 people have sent letters from our website to the federal government asking for and end to the use of the Southern Gulf Islands as a parking lot for freighters. Many have taken the time to add their own comments to...

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