Chris Straw and one of his photographs
April 16, 2021

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, 2020

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, 2020

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...